Fats rising Japanese star Naoya Inoue (7-0, 6) may not have announced his next fight but he's been active inside and outside of the ring with his most recent activities including some TV work for Japanese television channel WOWOW where he, alongside former world champion Toshiaki Nishioka, provided some guest commentary.
The commentary work from Inoue will be shown later in the year as WOWOW get set to show two tape delayed Flyweight title bouts from earlier this year, both of which featured possible opponents for the man dubbed the "Monster".
One of those bouts was the recent IBF Flyweight clash between Amnat Ruenroeng and McWilliams Arroyo. That bout, which took place in Thailand, saw Ruenroeng narrowly retaining his title against Arroyo in his homeland of Thailand though he did struggle especially in the middle and later rounds. The other bout was Juan Francisco Estrada's win over Giovani Segura which saw Estrada retaining both the WBA and WBA "super" titles with a late stoppage of Segura in what was genuinely a brilliant performance by the talented "Gallo" Estrada.
As well as the commentary work Inoue also restated that he will be fighting at the end of this year. Amazingly though we believe he stated he was around 59KG's at the moment, that's 130lbs and well above his fighting weight despite the fact he didn't look to have any fat on him in recent sparring pictures. It's a comment that has left us wondering just how high Inoue will end up before his career is over.
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