Pound 4 Pound Very best Beterbiev or “Monster” Inoue?
By way of Ken Hissner: Let’s take a look at who this writer feels are two of the most efficient Pound 4 Pound boxers in the world in recent years.
WBC, WBO and IBF World Delicate Heavyweight champion unbeaten Artur Beterbiev scored his eighteenth consecutive stoppage last month taking pictures the IBF World establish from champion Joe Smith, Jr., making improvements to his document to 18-0. He completely crushed Smith in 2:19 of the second round scoring a few knockdowns.
Beterbiev’s background as an newbie was 96-10 fighting for his area country of Russia. At age 21 in 2006 Beterbiev knocked out longer term skilled’s Ukraine’s Ismayl Sillakh in 2 rounds; South Africa’s Thabiso Mchunu and Cuba’s Yuniel Dortico’s inside the first round who used to be the WBA’s Cruiserweight champion.
In 2009 Beterbiev gained the World Novice championships in Milan, Italy and in 2010 the Eu Championships in Moscow Russia. In 2011 at the World championships he gained his first two fits previous to dropping to offer IBF World Heavyweight champion Aleksandr Usyk 17-13 at Baku, AZ and over again at the 2012 Olympics by the use of the equivalent rating in London, UK, Olympics by the use of the equivalent rating.
Upon turning professional Beterbiev moved to Montreal, Canada. In his sixth fight he gained the vacant NABA establish knocking out former IBF World Delicate Heavyweight establish champion Tavoris Cloud, 24-2. Next he knocked out Jeff Internet web page, Jr., 15-0. Then he knocked out former IBF Delicate Heavyweight champion Gabriel Campillo, 25-6-1. Most of these fights took place in Montreal, Canada.
In June of 2015 Beterbiev made his USA debut fighting Alexander Johnson, 16-2, for the WBO Global establish in Chicago. He followed up with stoppages of two of Argentina’s boxers Ezeqiel Maderna, 23-2, and Isidro Ranoni, 26-1-3.
Impressive wins followed for Beteriev fighting Germany’s Enrico Koelling, 23-1, UK’s Callum ‘The One’ Johnson, 17-0, Bosnia’s Radivoje Kalajdzic, 24-1, Ukraine’s Oleksandr Gvozdyk, 17-0, Russian out of Germany Adam Deines, 19-1-1, USA’s two Marcus Browne, 24-1, and Joe Smith, Jr., 28-3.
Let’s take a look at IBF and WBC Bantamweight champion and WBA World Super Bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue’s background he was easiest 14-5 inside the amateurs in line with box rec. In 2011 Inoue gained the Presidents Cup in Indonesia.
Inoue grew to turn into skilled in October 2012 winning his first 3 bouts by the use of stoppage previous to winning Japan’s Boxing Price Flyweight establish defeated Ryoichi, 18-1-1. In his sixth fight he gained the WBC World Delicate Flyweight establish fighting Adrian “Massive Bang” Hernandez, 29-2-1, of Mexico. Two fights later he stopped former WBO Flyweight and Super Flyweight champion Omar “El Huracan” Narvaez, 43-1-2.
Two fights later Inoue gained the WBO World Super Flyweight establish fighting Warlito Parrenas, 24-6-1, of the Philippines. 5 defenses later he made his USA debut fighting Antonio Nieves, 17-1-2, in California. In his next 4 fights he stopped France’s Yoan “Yo Boy” Boyeaux, 41-4, WBA Bantamweight champion UK’s Jamie McDonnell, 29-2-1, Dominican’s Juan “Kid Pacquiao” Carlos Payano, 20-1, Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez, 19-0, in the UK, former 4 division international champion Nonitro “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, 40-5, and over again 4 fights later. In between he stopped Jason “Mayhem” Moloney, 21-1, of the UK, Michael Dasmarinas, 30-2-1, of the Philippines, Aran Dipaen, 12-1, of Thailand, and in his last fight Donaire in June.