The non-televised portion of "Ring of Diamonds" card kicked off a few hours ago with the second professional contest 18 year old Takuma Inoue, the younger brother of Naoya Inoue. Takuma Inoue was taking a hugely risky step up to face the world ranked Thai Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr and we've got the result for this fight.
We need to warn you now. Reading any further WILL give away the result of this bout, do not read if you do not want to know who won.
The bout saw Takuma (now 2-0) box the socks off Sakkreerin (25-3, 15) who was unable to match the speed of Takuma, who landed almost at will. The bout was so one sided that by the end of it it was to believe that Sakkreerin was even close to the world rankings, never mind a universally regarded top 5 challenger.
Takuma's domination of the bout was reflected on the scorecards which all had the Japanese teenage posting a near shut out over 8 rounds, winning 79-73 on all 3 cards.
Whilst we all know that Ryo Miyazaki wasn't fit when he fought Sakkreerin few would have expected Takuma to have made him look this bad. It was an outstanding performance by the younger of the Inoue brothers and a performance that is sure to be rewarded with a world ranking. That ranking could, if Takuma and his team at the Ohashi gym wish to pursue it, allow him to fight for a world title next time out. On this performance Takuma could certainly trouble, if not beat one or two of the champions or even be involved in a bout for the vacant WBA world title.
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