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Naoya Inoue vs Emanuel Navarrete preview
When is Inoue vs Navarrete?
Naoya Inoue could fight Emanuel Navarrete 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 Navarrete 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.
Emanuel Navarrete would make his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Inoue would have a slight advantage in power over Navarrete, with a 88% knock out percentage over Navarrete's 84%.
Naoya Inoue is the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Navarrete has a height advantage of 2 inches over Inoue. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Naoya Inoue & Emanuel Navarrete fight out of an orthodox stance.
Inoue is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months later than Navarrete, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 66 less professional rounds, 138 to Navarrete's 204.
Naoya Inoue goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 1 by the WBO at super bantamweight.
Inoue vs Navarrete 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.
Navarrete has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Liam Wilson on 3rd February 2023 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eduardo Baez on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Pechanga Arena, California.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joet Gonzalez on 15th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Pechanga Arena, California.
Before that, he had defeated Christopher Diaz on 24th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Silver Spurs Arena, Kissimmee.
He had beat Ruben Villa on 9th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
In terms of recent activity, Naoya Inoue has been fighting more than Emanuel Navarrete.
Naoya Inoue last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Emanuel Navarrete's last outing was 3 months and 25 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.
Navarrete's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
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