Naoya Inoue made history on the planet of boxing as he ended up being the brand-new Pound for Pound King. His electrifying success over Stephen Fulton moved him above Oleksandr Usyk in the rankings. In a thrilling match at Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan, Inoue knocked out Fulton in the 8th round, much to the pleasure of his house crowd. This win likewise made Inoue his 4th world title throughout various weight classes, even more sealing his status as a boxing legend.
From the start of the fight, Inoue controlled Fulton, landing effective jabs and acquiring the advantage in the early rounds. Fulton had a hard time to discover his rhythm and was continuously on the protective throughout the match. Although Fulton had some success in the seventh round, Inoue came out in the 8th round figured out to shut him down. Inoue tore down Fulton with a mix of effective punches and took the chance to complete the fight. With Fulton pinned against the ropes, Inoue provided a destructive left hook that eventually ended the contest.
Inoue revealed his appreciation to Fulton for accepting the fight, regardless of the two-month hold-up brought on by Inoue’s injury. He said sorry to both groups for the post ponement however revealed his joy and fulfillment with the result of the match.
Due to Inoue’s exceptional accomplishment, the winner of the upcoming welterweight clash in between Errol Spence Jr and Terence Crawford will now take the 2nd area in the Pound for Pound rankings. Inoue’s supremacy has actually left a considerable effect on the boxing world.
In the co-feature occasion, Robeisy Ramirez effectively protected his world featherweight title with a dominant success over Satoshi Shimizu. Ramirez showcased his abilities and revealed his passion to merge the world titles in his department.
Overall, Inoue’s success has actually strengthened his position as one of the best fighters of perpetuity, and the boxing world excitedly awaits his future battles.