Jun 07 2022
Tuesday

Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

12 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
22-0-0
TKO 2
TKO 2
42-6-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Bantamweight Championship
WBA Super World Bantamweight Championship
IBF World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
40
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOKOUDKO
Form
KOKOUDKOTKO
22
Wins
42
19
By KO
28
86
KO%
67
0
Loses
6
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2001

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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The Ring
1
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire report

Who won Inoue vs Donaire II?

Naoya Inoue beat Nonito Donaire by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Tuesday 7th June 2022 at Super Arena in Saitama.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

This contest was for the unified bantamweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA & IBF belts on the line.

The undercard featured the clash of Inoue vs Furuhashi.

Inoue vs Donaire II stats

Naoya Inoue stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Nonito Donaire made his way to the ring with a record of 42 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Inoue had advantage in power over Donaire, with a 86% knock out percentage over Donaire's 67%.

Naoya Inoue was the younger man by 11 years, at 29 years old.

Both Naoya Inoue & Nonito Donaire fought out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 26 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 11 year and 7 months later than Donaire, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 172 less professional rounds, 127 to Donaire's 299.

Inoue vs Donaire II form

Inoue remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this 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, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had beat Nonito Donaire on 7th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

He had defeated Emmanuel Rodriguez on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Bantamweight, WBA World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Nonito Donaire had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Reymart Gaballo on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Nordine Oubaali on 29th May 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on 7th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Before that, he had defeated Stephon Young on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Louisiana, United States.

He had beat Ryan Burnett on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Naoya Inoue had been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.

Going to this contest, Naoya Inoue had last fought 11 months and 22 days ago, while Nonito Donaire's last outing had been 11 months and 25 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Donaire's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.

What time did Inoue vs Donaire II start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:20 AM UTC at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, which was 7:20 AM EST or 4:20 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:20 PM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Inoue vs Donaire II?

The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 5:00 AM EST / 2:00 AM PST. The YouTube UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 10:30 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Inoue vs Donaire II?

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Naoya Inoue

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