VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in Australia

Potential contest @ Super Bantamweight
26-0-0
18-0-0

Belts on The Line

The Ring Junior Featherweight
WBO World Junior Featherweight
IBF World Junior Featherweight
WBC World Super Bantamweight
WBA Super World Super Bantamweight

The tape

31
Age
25
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 7" / 169 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 10TKO 8KO 11TKO 2TKO 8
Form
TKO 4UD 12UD 12SD 12UD 10
26
Wins
18
23
By KO
8
88
KO%
44
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2018
156
Pro rounds
125

Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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The Ring
4
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WBA
-
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WBC
7
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WBO
1
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IBF
1

Naoya Inoue vs Sam Goodman preview


When is Inoue vs Goodman?

Naoya Inoue could face Sam Goodman in Autumn/Fall 2024 in Australia.

The fight would be contested over 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 Goodman stats

Naoya Inoue would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Sam Goodman would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Inoue would have a massive power advantage over Goodman, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Goodman's 44%.

Naoya Inoue is the older man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Goodman has a height advantage of 2 inches over Inoue. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Naoya Inoue & Sam Goodman fight out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 6 months earlier than Goodman, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 156 to Goodman's 125.

Sam Goodman is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 122lb division.

Inoue vs Goodman form

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

In his last fight, he beat Marlon Tapales on 26th December 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, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Stephen Fulton on 25th July 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had defeated 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.

Goodman remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Mark Schleibs on 13th March 2024 by technical knockout in the 4th round at WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong, Australia.

Previous to that, he had won against Zhong Liu on 15th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Star, Sydney, Pyrmont.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Miguel Flores on 15th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.

Before that, he had beat Raeese Aleem on 18th June 2023 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.

He had won against TJ Doheny on 12th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Sam Goodman has been fighting more than Naoya Inoue.

Naoya Inoue last fought 8 months and 5 days ago, while Sam Goodman's last outing was 5 months and 18 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Goodman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

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