Tag: NAOYA INOUE

Can McDonnell beat “The Monster?” – Jamie McDonnell to defend bantamweight belt against feared puncher Naoya Inoue in May

Boxingnews247.com James Slater  It has been confirmed how Jamie McDonnell will defend his WBA bantamweight title against feared puncher Naoya Inoue in Japan on May 25. British warrior McDonnell, a fighter who has never had things handed to him, will earn enormous credit if he can defeat the unbeaten puncher […]

Inoue to challenge WBA 118lb champ McDonnell for third title, renounces WBO 115lb belt

Fightnews.com By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda WBO 115-pound champ Naoya “Monster” Inoue (15-0, 13 KOs), Japan, will have an ambitious crack at the WBA bantamweight belt against Jamie McDonnell (29-2-1-1NC, 13 KOs), UK, in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25. It was officially announced by Ohashi Promotions today (Tuesday). […]