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Inoue defeats Donaire in World Boxing Super Series final


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One of the best pound for pounders in the world right now. Inoue with his devastating array of techniques and killer body shots is pure class. Legend in the making material.

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True, but the fight was a lot closer than the article makes out. It went full time and Nonito, though weakening a little, still looked strong at the end. It was more like 'Nonito failed to defeat', rather than 'Inoue won'.

Congratulations to Inoue.

His younger brother came up against Oubaali, who looked stunningly strong from start to finish. Still people were hoping for a connecting miracle k.o. punch that might turn things around, but it was not to be.

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Very misleading article, I was at the fight. That cut changed the entire Dynamics of the fight because Naoya did not look like himself after it. I'll even go on a limb and say...he was a deer in headlights; the expression on his face was almost--like panic. He's landing clean shots, shot that folded most other fighters, and Donaire kept coming after him. It was only until 5th round, when he buzzed Donaire, that he got his mojo back. Round 2 to 5, almost nine minutes and you didn't see the panic?117-109 judge was clearly watching the ring girls instead. This was a good learning experience for him; the difference in experience was apparent--

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