This coming Sunday fight fans in Japan get the chance to see the "Monster" Naoya Inoue (9-0, 8) [井上 尚弥] defend his WBO Super Flyweight title against mandatory challenger David Carmona (20-2-5, 8), from Mexico.
Today the two men under-went their medical checks, which both men passed with no issues.
Whilst both men were issue free it was interesting to note that Inoue had physically "bulked up" with his chest measurement increasing by almost 4cm from what it was back ion December, when he sliced through Warlito Parrenas with ease. It's also worth noting that he was both taller and longer than Carmona.
On paper Carmona has one or two advantages, notable his professional experience which consists of 3 times as many fights as Inoue and more than 3 times as many rounds. However it should be said that Inoue has fought at a much higher level throughout his career and that is likely to show here.
The Monster looks to continue reign as he faces Mandatory challenger
Inoue close to unbackable against Carmona
(Image courtesy of boxingnews.jp)
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