Japanese boxing sensation Naoya Inoue delivered a knockout punch to Filipino Marlon Tapales in the tenth round, clinching his second absolute world championship title. Just last December, Inoue triumphed over Steven Butler, becoming the undisputed champ in the Bantamweight (up to 53.5 kg). Now, He's taken the crown in the Super bantamweight category (up to 55.225 kg), showcasing his versatility in the ring.
During this electrifying bout, Inoue defended his WBC and WBO titles, while Tapales put up his WBA and IBF titles. With this victory, Inoue has made history as Japan's first dual absolute champion in an era dominated by four major boxing organizations.