Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Inoue vs McGregor?
Naoya Inoue could face Lee McGregor in Early 2024 in Japan.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Inoue vs McGregor stats
Naoya Inoue would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lee McGregor would make his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Inoue would have advantage in power over McGregor, with a 88% knock out percentage over McGregor's 75%.
Naoya Inoue is the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
McGregor has a height advantage of 3 inches over Inoue. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Naoya Inoue & Lee McGregor fight out of an orthodox stance.
Inoue is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 1 month earlier than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 146 to McGregor's 87.
Inoue vs McGregor form
Inoue remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he 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, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated 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.
Lee McGregor has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Erik Robles Ayala on 21st July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Diego Alberto Ruiz on 11th February 2022 by points in the 10th round at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Vincent Legrand on 6th August 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had defeated Karim Guerfi on 19th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
He had beat Ryan Walker on 26th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at LS-Live, Yorkshire.
In terms of recent activity, Naoya Inoue has been fighting more than Lee McGregor.
Naoya Inoue last fought 6 months and 3 days ago, while Lee McGregor's last outing was 6 months and 7 days ago.
Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
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