INOUE BECOMES WBC CHAMP IN ONLY SIXTH PRO FIGHT

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TOKYO: Japan’s Naoya Inoue dethroned World Boxing Council light-flyweight champion Adrian Hernandez of Mexico with a technical knockout in Tokyo on Sunday in just his sixth professional bout. Inoue, who turns 21 on Thursday, remained the aggressor from the opening bell and floored the Mexican with a right straight to the face in the sixth round. Canadian referee Mike Griffin gave the fight to the Japanese fighter by technical knockout at 2:54 into the round.

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