Inoue Predicts Donaire Would Beat Casimero “In Dramatic Model”


Two weeks in the past Naoya Inoue unilaterally knocked out Michael Dasmarinas in Las Vegas within the presence of two league rivals whom he would most prefer to face within the close to future.

That path may very well be shortened if the bantamweight playlists John Riel Casimero (30-4, 21KOs) and Nonito Donaire (41-6, 27KOs) collide as deliberate on August 14th on Showtime.

The winner would get away with the WBC / WBO bantamweight titles whereas Inoue holds the WBA / IBF belts.

For the time being, the Donaire and Casimero camps are in a public battle of phrases – the battle is now pending after Donaire introduced his intention to withdraw on Tuesday night.

After all, the winner of a Casimero Donaire affiliation must be on the high of Inoue’s listing of subsequent declared targets.

“After all,” Inoue mentioned to Bernardo Osuna from ESPN.

Inoue (21-0, 18KOs) took his second knockout win in a row in Las Vegas, eight months after beating Australian Jason Moloney in seven rounds final Halloween on the MGM Grand Convention Middle.

The newest win was far clearer as Dasmarinas (30-3-1, 20KOs) misplaced from the beginning and was repeatedly despatched to the canvas because of Inoue’s relentless physique assault. Inoue scored three knockdowns that night time, the final of which interrupted the sport at 2:45 of the third spherical.

Casimero and Donaire each attended the occasion televised by ESPN. Everybody praised Inoue and expressed an curiosity in going through the Japanese prodigy after his personal head-on collision. Such a battle – assuming a winner comes from Casimero-Donaire in August – would produce the primary undisputed bantamweight champion within the three or 4 belt period.

That continues to be a purpose for Inoue, who can also be one of many pound-for-pound greatest within the sport.

“This win places a smile on my face,” says Inoue. “The chance to face the Donaire-Casimero winner will deliver a good greater smile to my face.”

Ought to Casimero-Donaire occur, the undefeated 28-year-old’s intestine feeling is a rematch in his future.

“I am going with Donaire in a dramatic type,” believes Inoue, who outdid Donaire in her sensational WBA / IBF unification battle in November 2019.

Jake Donovan is a senior author for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox



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