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Naoya Inoue vs Raeese Aleem preview
When is Inoue vs Aleem?
Naoya Inoue could face Raeese Aleem in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Inoue vs Aleem stats
Naoya Inoue would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Raeese Aleem would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Inoue would have a large advantage in power over Aleem, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Aleem's 60%.
Naoya Inoue is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Aleem has a height advantage of 1 inch over Inoue. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Naoya Inoue & Raeese Aleem fight out of an orthodox stance.
Inoue is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year later than Aleem, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 36 more professional rounds, 138 to Aleem's 102.
Naoya Inoue goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 1 by the WBO at super bantamweight.
Raeese Aleem is currently ranked number 7 by the WBA, 2 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 122lb division.
Inoue vs Aleem form
Inoue remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Paul Butler on 13th December 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their The Ring Bantamweight, WBO World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Nonito Donaire on 7th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight, WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had beat Aran Dipaen on 14th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.
Before that, he had won against Michael Dasmarinas on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Jason Moloney on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Aleem remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Mike Plania on 4th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eduardo Baez on 27th November 2021 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Park Theater, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had won against Vic Pasillas on 23rd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
Before that, he had defeated Marcus Bates on 1st August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had beat Adam Lopez on 14th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at 2300 Arena, Pennsylvania.
In terms of recent activity, Naoya Inoue has been fighting more than Raeese Aleem.
Naoya Inoue last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Raeese Aleem's last outing was 8 months and 24 days ago.
Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
Aleem's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
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