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Naoya Inoue Overcomes Knockdown to Score Spectacular Victory

Naoya Inoue overcame an early knockdown to deliver a spectacular sixth-round knockout against Mexican challenger Luis Nery on Monday.

Naoya Inoue

The fight, held at the Tokyo Dome in front of a packed crowd, started with a bang as Inoue was dropped by a powerful southpaw left hook in the first round.

However, the Japanese boxer quickly recovered and turned the tables on Nery, flooring him with a counter left hook in the second round.

Inoue continued to dominate the fight, landing a series of stunning left hooks that put Nery on the canvas once again in the fifth round.

The sixth round proved to be decisive, as Inoue unleashed a huge straight right that sent Nery crashing down and out at the 1:22 mark, securing a dramatic victory.

With this win, Inoue retained his unified junior featherweight crowns in impressive fashion, solidifying his status as one of the top boxers in the world.

His ability to recover from adversity and deliver a stunning knockout victory will be remembered as one of the highlights of his career.


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