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Leaked footage from a 2016 sparring session appears to show that Takeshi Inoue was appropriate when he hit back again at “childlike liar” Michael Zerafa forward of the Japanese’s battle with Tim Tszyu.

But Zerafa taken care of to News Corp he was not effectively-crushed when the pair satisfied in a multi-spherical spar in Tokyo 5 yrs in the past, back again when Inoue had just a handful of professional fights to his name, and the Aussie had at least 20.

The war of phrases started on Sunday when the 31-year-aged Inoue took goal at Zerafa’s variation of activities.

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“Well, just about every little thing Michael Zerafa is indicating is a lie,” Inoue mentioned through his translator.

“When we sparred a couple yrs back again, I controlled the session and I dominated every spherical.

“It just strikes me that he’s a liar and that he’s childlike.”

Now footage has been released from the sparring session which reveals patches of dominance from the Japanese.

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“This is the precise sparring session with Michael Zerafa. We’re going to ship this to No Limit and they will make it accessible to the media and to the individuals of Australia and the individuals of the earth,” Inoue mentioned.

“I sense I had the edge. Probably Michael Zerafa is just confused and mistaken about this.

“We’d like to ship the video clip out and every person who is seeing, the lovers, you determine for yourself.

“And continue to keep in head, this was four yrs in the past. At the time I thought Michael Zerafa was a earth-ranked boxer, I had perhaps one or two 8-rounders at the time.

“I’m searching ahead to the match tomorrow. Please imagine about how I have enhanced in excess of that time, and what I’m going to do in the ring.”

Michael Zerafa sparring Takeshi Inoue in 2016.Resource: Provided

Zerafa advised News Corphe disagreed with Inoue’s variation of activities.

“Takeshi has set with each other clips in a thirty-2nd emphasize reel to show off his best times of the sparring session, and it is nonetheless even,” Zerafa mentioned.

“I’m not troubled at any position in that eyesight, I’m jabbing him, maintaining me off. He’s hoping to make himself appear good with that edited clip, and that’s his best get the job done, but they’re indicating I stopped soon after the 2nd spherical and he knocked me out, that’s garbage.

“He’s even modified his tune now, initial indicating he stopped me and now indicating ‘I imagine I bought the greater of him’.

“Look, it’s 24 several hours in advance of the battle and they’re nonetheless conversing about me to soak up media interest.”

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