Naoya Inoue vs Luis Nery LIVE: Date, UK start time, undercard and how to follow as pound-for-pound superstar defends super bantamweight belts

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Naoya Inoue vs Luis Nery LIVE: Date, UK start time, undercard and how to follow as pound-for-pound superstar defends super bantamweight belts

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Four-weight world champion Naoya Inoue will defend his super bantamweight titles against Luis Nery in Tokyo next month.

The pound-for-pound boxing superstar is an undisputed two-weight king following his stunning knockout victory over Marlon Tapales.

Inoue to defend titles against Nery in Japan

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Inoue to defend titles against Nery in JapanCredit: Naoki Fukuda/Top Rank

Inoue will now face former world champion Nery (35-1-0), but has not fought since Froilan Saludar was stopped in July.

“The Monster” is known for his ferocious punching power, but so is his Mexican challenger, both having the ability to deliver a killing blow.

Inoue vs Nery: UK start date and time

This super bantamweight fight will take place on Monday May 6.

It will be held at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

Start times for the event are yet to be confirmed.

Inoue vs Nery: How to follow

The fight will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK.

It will be available on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena.

Existing customers will be able to watch for free and for those who don’t have Sky Sports they can find more details on how to subscribe here.

Inoue is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO world champion

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Inoue is the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO world championCredit: Naoki Fukuda/Top Rank
Ringside footage as Naoya Inoue produces stunning display to become four-weight world champion via TKO in front of home crowd in Tokyo

Inoué against Néry: Undercard

Subject to change

  • MAIN EVENT: Naoya Inoue vs. Luis Nery – for the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO super bantamweight titles
  • Jason Moloney vs. Yoshiki Takei
  • Takuma Inoue vs. Sho Ishida
  • Seigo Yuri Akui vs. Taku Kuwahara

Inoue vs Nery: What was said?

Announcing the stacked card, Top Rank president Bob Arum said: “Naoya Inoue is the best fighter in the world, a young man who amazes me every time he steps into the ring.

“Luis Nery is a tough challenger, but I expect Inoue to get the job done in front of over 50,000 fans at the Tokyo Dome.

“In addition to this incredible main event, we have a spectacular undercard highlighted by Jason Moloney, a road warrior who comes to Japan determined to show that he is the best bantamweight in the world.”

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