Relic and Inoue made it to the semifinals of the season’s world Boxing series

Релих и Иноуэ пробились в полуфинал сезона Всемирной боксерской суперсерии

Both champion defended their belt at the start of the tournament.

One of the strongest boxers of our time regardless of weight class, the Japanese world champion under version WBA in the Bantamweight (to 53.5 kg) Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KO’s) defeated in the first round, the former champion from the Dominican Republic Juan Carlos Payano (20-2, 9 KO’s).

The battle to determine the first semifinalist of the second season of the world Boxing series (WBSS), lasted only 70 seconds. Prestresses jab Naoya put it in the goal perfect straight right that sent Piano in the knockout.

Next opponent Inoue in the tournament will be the winner of the battle of the Puerto Rican Emmanuel Rodriguez and Jason Moloney from Australia.

In another match of the world Boxing series, held in the same place in Yokohama, the world champion under version WBA in the Welterweight (up to 63.5 kg) Belarusian Kirill Relic (23-2, 19 KOs) defended the title, defeating former world champion from Russia IBF Eduard Troyanovsky (27-2, 24 KOs).

Relic have traditionally relied on aggressive first extruding the applicant for all 12 rounds. Troyanovsky for the most part remained in the defense, and his offensive attacks are not carrying a real threat to Belarusian. In the end, the judges unanimously counted Elihu 115-113.

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