Stephen Fulton vs Naoya Inoue Results Live, Fight Card, Time

Stephen Fulton vs Naoya Inoue
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Stephen Fulton and Naoya Inoue were set to clash to headline an event from Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan, on July 25, 2023.

Fulton defended his WBC and WBO Super Bantamweight Championship in this bout. Fulton was holding WBO title since he beat Angelo Leo in January 2023 before adding WBC title by beating Brandon Figueroa later that year. His last bout was against Daniel Roman 13 months back where he got a one-sided decision in his favor.

Inoue became undisputed champion in bantamweight division in December 2022 by beating Paul Butler. A future Hall of Famer, he had held titles in 3 divisions already, and was looking to get a title in the fourth division. There were very few opponents who have come anywhere close to posing a good challenge for Inoue. Was it a straight-forward win for him in this bout also?

The co-main event saw Robeisy Ramirez defending his WBO Featherweight title against Satoshi Shimizu. Ramirez won the vacant title by beating Isaac Dogboe in April this year and this was his first title defense. The coverage started with main card from 4:30 AM ET in US on ESPN+, and at 9:30 AM BST in UK on Sky Sports.

Check below for resutls live from Stephen Fulton vs Naoya Inoue boxing event with complete fight card, and more details.


Prelims Card

  • Takero Kitano def. Kenta Kawakami via TKO at 2:35 of round 2 – 4 rounds Minimumweight bout
  • Kenta Yamakawa def. Ryosuke Nakamura via TKO at 0:44 of round 2 – 4 rounds Featherweight bout
  • Masato Shinoda def. Yuki Kajitani via TKO at 2:35 of round 3 – 6 rounds Super Flyweight bout
  • Taiga Imanaga def. Hebi Marapu via split decision (80-72, 75-76, 77-74) – 8 rounds Lightweight bout
  • Chihiro Iwashita def. Hiroyuki Takahara via TKO at 1:10 of round 4- 8 rounds Super Featherweight bout

Main Card

  • Yoshiki Takei def. Ronnie Baldonado via KO at 1:08 of round 3 – 8 rounds Super Bantamweight bout (Watch Video)
  • Kanamu Sakama def. Ryu Horikawa via TKO at 2:40 of round 8 – 8 rounds Light Flyweight bout
  • Robeisy Ramirez(c) def. Satoshi Shimizu via TKO at 1:08 of round 5- 12 rounds bout for WBO Featherweight Championship
  • Naoya Inoue def. Stephen Fulton via TKO at 1:14 of round 8 – 12 rounds bout for WBC and WBO Super Bantamweight Championship

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