Earlier today Japanese sources informed us that Japanese youngster Takuma Inoue (7-0, 2) [井上 拓真] had officially vacated the OPBF Super Flyweight with his attention turning to winning a world title, with a rumoured world title fight later in the year.
Takuma, the younger brother of the exceptional WBO champion Naoya Inoue (10-0, 8) [井上 尚弥], had defended his title twice before vacating the crown.
At the moment it's unclear which champion Takuma would be targeting but it's fair to assume that he'd not be up against the WBO champion, his brother, and it seems like the WBA champion, Kohei Kono, has plans of his own as does WBC champion Carlos Cuadras. That would likely mean that the target would be the IBF title, currently held by the inactive McJoe Arroyo.
Whilst Takuma's future world title opponent isn't known what we do know is that he will be in the ring in September against a world ranked foe as he looks to prepare for his world title bout.
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