Naoya Inoue will problem Stephen Fulton for his unified super-bantamweight titles on Tuesday, because the Japanese celebrity goals to turn out to be a four-division champion.
Inoue, 30, beforehand held a world title at light-flyweight, unified gold at super-flyweight, and was just lately undisputed champion at bantamweight. The “Monster”, who’s Indy Sport’s pound-for-pound No 1, has since vacated his undisputed titles to maneuver up a division, the place he’ll face Fulton.
Fulton, 29, is unbeaten like his opponent right here, and the American will carry the WBC and WBO titles into Tokyo this week, the place Inoue awaits.
Final trip, Inoue toyed with Paul Butler in December earlier than ending the Briton to realize undisputed standing at bantamweight. In the meantime, Fulton final fought in June, outpointing David Roman to retain his super-bantamweight belts.
Right here’s all it’s good to know.
When is it?
Inoue vs Fulton will happen on the Ariake Area in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday 25 July.
The primary card is because of start at 9.30am BST (1.30am PT, 3.30am CT, 4.30am ET), with ring walks for the primary occasion anticipated at round 12pm BST (4am PT, 6am CT, 7am ET).
How can I watch it?
Within the UK, the occasion will air reside on Sky Sports activities Essential Occasion and Sky Sports activities Motion. Subscribers may watch the fights on the Sky Go app.
Within the US, ESPN+ will broadcast the occasion reside.
Inoue – 1/4
Fulton – 16/5
Draw – 16/1
Full card (topic to alter)
Stephen Fulton (C) vs Naoya Inoue (WBC and WBO super-bantamweight titles)
Robeisy Ramirez (C) vs Satoshi Shimizu (WBO featherweight title)
Chihiro Iwashita vs Hiroyuki Takahara (super-featherweight)
Kanamu Sakama vs Ryu Horikawa (super-flyweight)
Taiga Imanaga vs Hebi Marapu (light-weight)
Yoshiki Takei vs Ronnie Baldonado (super-bantamweight)
Yuki Kajitani vs Masato Shinoda (super-flyweight)
Kenta Yamakawa vs Ryosuke Nakamura (featherweight)
Takero Kitano vs Kenta Kawakami (featherweight)