Spring 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
25-0-0
21-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Lightweight

The tape

30
Age
26
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 8KO 11TKO 2TKO 8KO 3
Form
UD 12TKO 6UD 12UD 12TKO 10
25
Wins
21
22
By KO
10
88
KO%
48
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2017
146
Pro rounds
145

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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The Ring
5
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WBA
-
-
WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
-

Naoya Inoue vs Shakur Stevenson preview


When is Inoue vs Stevenson?

Naoya Inoue could take on Shakur Stevenson in Spring 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Inoue vs Stevenson 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.

Shakur Stevenson would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Inoue would have a massive power advantage over Stevenson, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Stevenson's 48%.

Naoya Inoue is the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Stevenson has a height advantage of 2 inches over Inoue. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Naoya Inoue fights out of the orthodox stance, while Shakur Stevenson is a southpaw.

Inoue is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Stevenson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 146 to Stevenson's 145.

Shakur Stevenson is currently ranked number 5 by the RING in the 135lb division.

Inoue vs Stevenson form

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

In his last fight, he defeated 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 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had won against 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 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.

Stevenson remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Edwin De Los Santos on 16th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Shuichiro Yoshino on 8th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Lightweight eliminator fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Going into that contest, he had won against Robson Conceicao on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight and WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Before that, he had defeated Oscar Valdez on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Featherweight, WBO World Junior Lightweight and The Ring Junior Lightweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had beat Jamel Herring on 23rd October 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Shakur Stevenson has been fighting more than Naoya Inoue.

Naoya Inoue last fought 9 months and 2 days ago, while Shakur Stevenson's last outing was 5 months and 11 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Stevenson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Inoue vs Stevenson?

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