Inoue KOs Payano

By Robert Ecksel on October 7, 2018
Inoue KOs Payano
Payano had a single blemish on his record, but Inoue was not impressed. (Sky Sports)

WBA bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue stopped former titleholder Juan Carlos Payano at 1:10 of the opening round…

Saturday night at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan, WBA bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs), from Tokyo, Japan, successfully defended his title by stopping former titleholder Juan Carlos Payano (20-2, 9 KOs), the southpaw from La Vega, Dominican Republic, at 1:10 of the opening round.

Except for a razor-thin majority decision loss to Rau’shee Warren in 2016, Payano’s record was unblemished. But Inoue was not impressed. He only needed 70 seconds, and a picture-perfect combination, to destroy Payano and reaffirm that his nom de guerre says it all.

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  1. don from prov 08:44am, 10/07/2018

    When a fighter starts denting formerly undentable chins—


    We may be speaking of him for a long time

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