NAOYA INOUE has shared a number of feedback forward of his extremely anticipated bout towards Stephen Fulton.
The Japanese phenom strikes as much as super-bantamweight to problem the primary 122lbs fighter on July 25.
Fulton 21-0 (8), who landed in Japan a number of days earlier this week, may have his first combat exterior of America when he faces Inoue 24-0 (21) on the Ariake Area in Kōtō, Tokyo. The identical website the place the nationwide boxing hero knocked out Paul Butler within the penultimate spherical of their combat seven months in the past.
Each Fulton and Inoue are unbeaten in 45 contests between them, however Inoue carries the superior firepower with practically treble the knockouts that Fulton has.
On the Ohashi Fitness center in Yokohama Inoue spoke of his motivation at being the challenger, a tag unfamiliar to him since 2018 when he demolished Jamie McDonnell in a single spherical.
“I’ve completely nothing to be concerned about,” Inoue stated. “Because the challenger for the primary time shortly, I’m as fired up as I’ve ever been.”
Having gained all the pieces at bantamweight Inoue will combat in his fourth weight class having begun at light-flyweight on his skilled debut in 2012.
“My work goes effectively,” Inoue stated. “I’m dealing with the preparations. I’m pondering tremendous bantam is the very best weight for me.”
Fulton vs Inoue can be proven dwell on Sky Sports activities within the UK. It kicks off what is certain to be a memorable week for boxing followers culminating with Errol Spence Jr vs Terence Crawford, dwell on TNT Sports activities Field Workplace, 4 days later.