Takuma inoue Dethrones Opbf 118lb Champ Kurihara

By Joe Koizumi

The Monster” Naoya’s younger brother, former WBC interim champ Takuma Inoue (14-1, 3 KOs) of Japan, 118, impressively captured the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) bantamweight belt as he swept almost all rounds with ease and was awarded a unanimous technical decision (90-81, 89-82 twice) over defending titlist, compatriot Keita Kurihara (15-6, 13 KOs), 117.75, because of the champ’s bad bleeding caused by an accidental butt at 2:25 of the ninth round on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.

Promoter: Ohashi Promotions.

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  • So is punching power really genetics or the way you train and diet? You got one brother who punches like a monster and the other feather-fisted.

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