The undefeated world champion in two different weight classes Naoya Inoue entered this fight with a perfect record of 13-0-0 (11 KOs=85%) and he is ranked as the No.3 super flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Srisaket Sor Rungvisai). In his last three bouts he has won over Karoon Jarupianlerd (=Inoue vs Jarupianlerd), Kohei Kono (=Inoue vs Kono) and Ricardo Rodriguez (=Inoue vs Rodriguez).
His opponent, Antonio Nieves, has a boxing record of 17-1-2 (9 knockouts) and he entered as the No.58 bantamweight but he comes off the loss against Nikolai Potapov. Naoya Inoue vs Antonio Nieves is valid for the WBO World super flyweight title; undercard of Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs Roman Gonzalez 2. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: StubHub Center, Carson, California, USA
Division: super flyweight (115 lbs, 52.2 kg)
Title: WBO World Super Flyweight title
Inoue’s previous fight: Naoya Inoue vs Ricardo Rodriguez
Inoue’s next fight: Naoya Inoue vs Yoan Boyeaux
Inoue vs Nieves Fight Video:
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