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Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II - Boxing: All You Need to Know

Three years after their previous meeting, Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire will share the ring again this month.

Odds: Naoya Inoue 1/6, Nonito Donaire II 7/2

Japan's Inoue recorded a unanimous decision at the Super Arena in Saitama in 2019, and the pair will fight again in the same arena on Tuesday.

When is Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

The bout will take place on Tuesday, 7th June, 2022.

What time is Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

Tuesday's main card is set to get underway at 10:30, while the main event ringwalks should take place at 12:30. These times could change due to the length of the undercard fights.

Where is Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

Tuesday's fight takes place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and a crowd of 37,000 are due to attend to watch two of the world's best boxers do battle.

Can I watch Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

The rematch will be broadcast on Amazon Prime Video in Japan, while ESPN+ will show the bout in the US, but a UK broadcaster is yet to be confirmed.

Who is the favourite for Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

With Inoue fighting on home soil, he is expected to get the job done, and punters can back him to do so at 1/6. Donaire has enjoyed an incredible career, but he is considered a 7/2 outsider for Tuesday's contest.

Are there any belts on the line for Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

The first fight between the pair was incredibly competitive, and it was Inoue that had his hand raised as he left the ring with the WBA Super World bantamweight title as well as the IBF strap.

This time around, the stakes will be even higher, with three belts on the line. Inoue will defend both the WBA Super and IBF titles while Donaire puts his WBC strap on the line.

What is Naoya Inoue's record?

Inoue's career has been plain sailing so far, with the 29-year-old unbeaten in 22 fights. "The Monster" started his career in 2012, and he has since cruised his way through to the top of his division.

The Japanese star is a hero in his country, and he is also widely regarded as one of the best fighters on the planet. Inoue has won 19 of his 22 fights via knockout, and he has recently started to branch out away from Japan, fighting in Glasgow as well as Las Vegas on two occasions.

What is Nonito Donaire's record?

At 39, Donaire has got more experience than his opponent, and even though his record is far from perfect, he is adored in his native Philippines.

Donaire has picked up 42 wins from 48 bouts, and "The Filipino Flash" has recorded 28 knockouts during that time. He has only failed to hear the final bell on one occasion, while he has shared the ring with some of the best fighters of his generation.

Guillermo Rigondeaux, Nicholas Walters, Simpiwe Vetyeka, Carl Frampton, Jessie Magdaleno and Ryan Burnett have all shared the ring with Donaire, and he has never shied away from the world's best.

Who is on the undercard for Naoya Inoue v Nonito Donaire II?

Takuma Inoue, the younger brother of Naoya, will face Gakuya Furuhashi for the WBO Asia Pacific and Japanese Super Bantamweight titles, while Andy Hiraoka takes on Shun Akaiwa.

Super Bantamweights Toshiya Ishii and Hikaru Fukunaga will go head-to-head, as Kanamu Sakama takes on Fuki Ishigaki. Minori Okamura faces Kota Matsuno, while Chihiro Iwashita will go to war with Seiru Yamana.

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