VS
Late 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Featherweight
27-0-0
12-0-0

The tape

31
Age
27
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 6KO 10TKO 8KO 11TKO 2
Form
TKO 8KO 4KO 2UD 8TKO 8
27
Wins
12
24
By KO
8
89
KO%
67
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2021
162
Pro rounds
61

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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The Ring
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WBA
-
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WBC
3
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WBO
4
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IBF
11

Naoya Inoue vs Bruce Carrington preview


When is Inoue vs Carrington?

Naoya Inoue could fight Bruce Carrington in late 2024 the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 kg).

Inoue vs Carrington stats

Naoya Inoue would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 27 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Bruce Carrington would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Inoue would have a large advantage in power over Carrington, boasting a 89% knockout percentage compared to Carrington's 67%.

Naoya Inoue is the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Carrington has a height advantage of 3 inches over Inoue. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Naoya Inoue and Bruce Carrington fight out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 years earlier than Carrington, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He has fought 101 more professional rounds, totaling 162 compared to Carrington's 61.

Bruce Carrington is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, and 11 by the IBF in the 126lb division.

Inoue vs Carrington form

Inoue remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Luis Nery on May 6, 2024, by knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight, WBA Super World Super Bantamweight, WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to that, he had won against Marlon Tapales on December 26, 2023, by knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight, WBA Super World Super Bantamweight, WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Stephen Fulton on July 25, 2023, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku.

Before that, he had defeated Paul Butler on December 13, 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.

He had won against Nonito Donaire on June 7, 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.

Carrington remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Bryan De Gracia on June 8, 2024, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Bernard Angelo Torres on February 16, 2024, by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jason Sanchez on December 9, 2023, by knockout in the 2nd round at Charles F. Dodge City Center, Pembroke Pines.

Before that, he had won against Angel Antonio Contreras on August 26, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa.

He had beaten Luis Porozo on June 10, 2023, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Bruce Carrington has been fighting more than Naoya Inoue.

Naoya Inoue last fought 7 months and 22 days ago, while Bruce Carrington's last outing was 6 months and 20 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 21 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Carrington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Inoue vs Carrington?

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