- Naoya Inoue is boxing's undisputed bantamweight champion.
- Inoue is an undefeated champion with 24 wins, including 21 TKO/KOs.
- Inoue is coming off an 11th-round knockout win over Paul Butler.
Naoya Inoue is Japan’s biggest boxing superstar today, especially after he unified all the championship belts in the bantamweight division with an 11th-round knockout of Paul Butler in December 2022. The victory has improved Inoue’s undefeated record to 24 wins, including 21 TKO/KOs, making him an instant favorite in online sports betting through the boxing odds.
Following this clean sweep of the 118-pound weight class, will the “Monster” move up in higher divisions to pursue more word titles and pound-for-pound supremacy? If so, when will he return inside the ring, and who will he face next?
When is Naoya Inoue’s Next Fight?
After unifying all the titles in the bantamweight division with his victory over Paul Butler, Naoya Inoue has announced his intention to move up to the junior featherweight division and continue collecting more championships.
Multiple sources reported that Inoue would challenge Stephen Fulton for the WBC and WBO Junior Featherweight Titles. The official date and venue are still being finalized, but May 2023 is the target date for the title showdown.
Naoya Inoue Boxing Record and Titles
- Boxing record: 24-0
- Wins by TKO/KO: 21
- Wins by decision: 3
- Number of world titles won: 6
- World titles won: WBC Light Flyweight Title, WBO Super Flyweight Title, WBA Bantamweight Title, IBF Bantamweight Title, WBC Bantamweight Title and WBO Bantamweight Title.
- Number of title defenses: 15
Naoya Inoue Notable Wins
Naoya Inoue has racked up an impressive record with victories over other boxing stars like Adrian Hernandez, Omar Andres Narvaez, Antonio Nieves, Jamie McDonnell, Juan Carlos Payano, Emmanuel Rodriguez, Nonito Donaire (twice), Michael Dasmarinas and Paul Butler.
Naoya Inoue Boxing Earnings
Naoya Inoue’s estimated total boxing earnings are over $3 million, with his fight with Jason Moloney in October 2020 being the biggest single-bout pay at $1.5 million.
Naoya Inoue Trainer, Coach and Cornermen
Naoya Inoue is being trained by his father, Shingo Inoue (head trainer), Akira Yaegashi, and Daisuke Okabe (assistant coaches). Other members of the “Monster’s” corner during fights include his brother Takuma Inoue and cousin Koko Inoue.
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