Early on Friday morning, Japanese time, newspaper reported that WBO Super Flyweight champion Naoya Inoue (8-0, 7) had married his long term partner, a girl he had been dating for around 7 years, on December 1st
The happy couple, who got together back in high school, got their marriage registered at the Kanagawa City Hall, in what has seemingly been a positive distraction for the "Monster" ahead of his comeback bout on December 29th, against Filipino puncher Warlito Parrenas (24-6-1, 21).
Although Inoue has suffered a serious hand injury that has kept him out of the ring for the year he has, in recent weeks, had a busy time. He has been featured in TV shows, signed with talent agency Horipro, been preparing for the Parrenas bout and of course the marriage. It's fair to say that boxing fans are looking forward to his return to the ring, but it's still great to see that the youngster is enjoying his life outside of the ring, just as much as we enjoy watching him in the ring.
All of us at Asiaboxing.info would like to wish Mr and Mrs Inoue a happy future together.
(Image courtesy of Hideyuki Ohashi's blog)
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