Earlier today saw a special announcement in Japan as the professional boxing world was introduced to another of the Inoue clan, Hiroki Inoue.
The announcement, made at the Ohashi gym, saw Hiroki being introduced as the next Inoue to turn professional and mentioned both the date of his test bout, November 19th, and the penciled in date for his professional debut, December 29th.
For those unaware Hiroki isn't another brother, instead he's the cousin of the Inoue brothers, though does share the same, exceptional trainer, Shingo Inoue, and the same fantastic amateur background. In fact in the unpaid ranks Inoue ran up a sensation 112-18 (60) record with numerous titles on the domestic scene and some international experience, including competing at the 2013 Asian Championships.
If Hiroki passes his test bout, as is expected, he'll be debuting around 140lbs in a 6 rounder, though a potential opponent hasn't yet been named.
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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