Naoya Inoue vs. Nordine Oubaali

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  1. Inoue on points

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  2. Inoue by stoppage

    91.7%
  3. Draw

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  4. Oubaali on points

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  5. Oubaali by stoppage

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  1. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Potential bantamweight unification. (if made today: WBA super world title and IBF world title at stake, 1st and 2nd defense respectively of Inoue; WBC at stake, 3rd defense of Oubaali).

    Potential FOTD.

    :ggg
     
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  2. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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  3. ShovelHook

    ShovelHook Active Member Full Member

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    I think Oubaali is very good but he isn't as good as that Donaire who showed up today. That was a special performance from both fighters and Oubaali can only dream to top that I believe. I have Inoue by stoppage, perhaps early on or mid rounds, depends how durable Oubaali is. He's yet to face a massive puncher and eat their big shots. Inoue proved he has quite the chin though. It's pretty hard to eat Donaire left hooks repeatedly but he managed it.
     
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  4. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    The speed of Inoue will be the hardest thing for Oubaali to cope with, IMO. Getting his respect if they swap power shots won't be an issue, as I do think Oubaali can thump as hard as some of the stuff Donaire landed on Inoue that caused him some alarm.
     
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  5. roughdiamond

    roughdiamond Bebop Boxer Full Member

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    Inoue would outbox him IMO. Possible later stoppage.
     
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    Pakkuman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Easy work for Naoya. Feather duster bro hurt Nordine.
     
  7. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    ...in R12, doesn't exactly count.
     
  8. Limerickbox

    Limerickbox Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Hopefully its next.

    Ive a feeling in Inoue signs with TR, his next fight will be a showcase fight against a mandatory like Greer, who is with TR.
     
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    As you said in another thread, IB, the one guy who could've beaten Inoue at this weight just didn't.

    Inoue by stoppage.
     
  10. Hi-Tek-Lomo

    Hi-Tek-Lomo Well-Known Member Full Member

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    This fight just made Naoya better.
     
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  11. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    Nobody even mention Nery, please...he's a non-entity. At the moment Inoue stands as "the man" with Oubaali as his closest runner-up. If they fight, winner should automatically be considered the newly reestablished lineal bantamweight champ (first since José Bernardo Piñango three decades ago)
     
  12. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep! Frightening thought, but this is exactly the type of win that can propel him to even higher heights.
     
  13. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Tyler went away. Tyler's gone. Staff Member

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    So nobody was unnerved by how easily Donaire found (and rocked) Inoue with some of those hooks? Bear in mind, Oubaali would be throwing a left just as powerful (if not more) from a more unconventional angle, being a southpaw..

    We're not saying puncher's chance for Nordine?
     
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  14. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Quite the contrary for me.
     
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  15. Pakkuman

    Pakkuman Well-Known Member Full Member

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    The cut and subsequently hindered vision allowed most of those shots to land.
     


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