Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire 2

Last night, Naoya Inoue put on a great fight against the Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire. That was the most anticipated fight of the year. After their previous meeting in 2019, everyone was waiting for a rematch. Donaire fans were so much excited for the fight. Unfortunately, luck didn’t go in favor of Donaire. Inoue knocked him out in the second round.

We will talk about Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire 2 results, review, purse, and payouts here.

Naoya Inoue vs Nonito Donaire 2: Result and Review

Inoue and Donaire first each other in November 2019. That was the best fight of the year. The fight officially got prized for the “Fight of the Year.” What these two legendary boxers showed last time was truly incredible. Inoue is always known as one of the best boxers of time. Donaire holds an excellent reputation too.

Last time most of the odds and predictions were in favor of Inoue. But Donaire’s struggle and power shocked everyone. One thought he could give such a strong performance against the undefeated Inoue. The match ended at twelve rounds, and Inoue won that bout by unanimous decision.

Considering the performance of last time’s clash, all the boxing fans were so hyped for Inoue vs Donaire match. People thought Inoue would finally have to accept the fate of defeat to someone. There are huge reasons to believe that too. Donaire took a huge preparation for the fight; he was ready to face anything.

But at the fight, nothing went as Donaire planned. He faced a huge loss against Inoue. Inoue defeated him just in round two by knockout. The brutal defeat shocked all the fans and audience.

Inoue stays undefeated for 23 matches(20 of them come by knockout). He hasn’t lost a match since turning pro. After defeating Donaire, Inoue becomes the owner of three major weight champions titles. Previously, Inoue had WBA and IBF crowns, and now he has achieved the WBC bantamweight title.

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Purse and Payouts of Inoue vs Donaire 2:

Inoue is 29 years old boxer who holds an undefeated record of 23 matches, and 20 of them came by knockout. On the other hand, Donaire is a very senior boxer compared to Inoue. Donaire played a total of 46 matches, and he lost only 6 matches in his career. After that defeat against Inoue, we don’t have much chance to see him in the ring again.

Both boxers earn quite a good amount of money from the fight. Inoue will get around $350k as the guaranteed purse of the fight. And Donaire will make $125k from the fight. The 60% of the PPV share will go into the pocket of Inoue, and Donaire will get 40% of the PPV share.

Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.


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