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Naoya Inoue Knocks Out Juan Carlos Payano in the First Round

In the first round of the Bantamweight (118) portion of the World Boxing Super Series tournament, Japan’s Naoya “Monster” Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs) proved to establish himself as the tournament favorite scoring an emphatic first-round knockout over former WBA bantamweight champion, Juan Carlos Payano (20-2, 9 KOs). The fight took place in Inoue’s native Japan at the Yokohama Arena.

Matchroom Boxing USA's and DAZN's U.S. Premier: A Review

By the time headliners, Jessie Vargas and Thomas Dulorme entered the ring on Saturday night for the United States premiere of Matchroom Boxing and DAZN, in Chicago, Illinois, the audience had already thinned out. Polish Legend Tomasz Adamek had just suffered a second-round knockout to Jarrell “Big Baby Miller,” and there wasn’t much reason for them to stick around. Those who stayed were hoping that the fireworks from the Vargas and Dulorme weigh-in would justify their attendance. Despite what was left of the audience alternatively chanting “Mexico” and “Puerto Rico” to energize the fighters, they remained relatively listless.

Amir Khan Scores a Unanimous Decision Victory over Samuel Vargas

Every contest Amir ‘King’ Khan (33 – 4 – 0, 20 KO) has been in has offered fight fans thrilling entertainment, excitement, but also a sense of uncertainty and vulnerability. The welterweight showdown against Columbian, Samuel Vargas (29 – 4 – 2, 14 KO) was no different. Khan climbed back up off the canvas at the end of the second round, after initially dropping Vargas in the same round with a blistering combination within the first twenty seconds. Khan eventually claimed a wide unanimous points decision victory, despite not portraying his best performance and definitely not sending shock waves to other elite potential opponents at welterweight.

Amanda Serrano Makes History in Brooklyn

At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Puerto Rico’s Amanda ‘The Real Deal” Serrano (35-1-1, 26 KOs) made boxing history by becoming the first female boxer to win a world title in six different weight classes. Serrano joins boxing greats Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao as the only boxers to have held titles in six separate divisions.