Inoue quickly knocked out Donaire in rematch: video


Super Arena, Saitama, Japan. In a unification rematch for the WBC, WBA Super and IBF bantamweight titles (up to 53.5 kg), star Japanese Naoya Inoue (22-0, 19 KOs) and Filipino Nonito Donaire (42-6, 28 KOs) met. As in 2019, the favorite celebrated the victory. This time he won ahead of schedule.

The chess confrontation was interrupted 30 seconds before the gong. The fighters exchanged accelerated hits. Inoue Donaire responded to a hook with a right cross. In the last seconds of the three-minute period, the Japanese knocked down the veteran.

DOWN GOES DONAIRE IN R1 @NaoyaInoue_410 x #InoueDonaire2

— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) June 7, 2022

At the beginning of the 2nd three-minute Inoue shocked Donaire with a left hook. The Filipino never recovered: two more accented left hooks, the veteran flies into the corner of the ring, where the Japanese sends him to the canvas. The referee immediately stops the one-sided beating.

MONSTROUS DESTRUCTION @NaoyaInoue_410 | #InoueDonaire2 | #DramaInSaitama2

— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) June 7, 2022

Inoue – Monster – TKO 2.