Japan’s Naoya Inoue knocked Michael Dasmarinas down 3 occasions in 3 rounds to conveniently keep his WBA and IBF belts in a bantamweight world title bout on Sunday (AEST).
Inoue knocked the challenger down the moment in the next and then 2 times in the 3rd, forcing the referee to halt the onslaught at the Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
Inoue enhanced to 21-, with 18 knockouts whilst Dasmarinas of the Philippines dropped to 30-3-one, with 20 KOs.
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It was the very first loss for Dasmarinas considering the fact that getting rid of a split choice in 2014, but it was obvious he has in no way faced a fighter of the magnitude of Inoue, who is regarded as 1 of the leading pound-for-pound fighters in the activity.
Inoue’s video game program to go to the overall body worked beautifully on Dasmarinas, who barely threw any punches in rounds two and 3.
Accustomed to Inoue’s electric power and precision, the boxing world was however remaining surprised.