• Tue, Dec 13, 2022
Naoya Inoue vs. Paul Butler

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Tuesday, December 13 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan Naoya «Monster» Inoue will meet Paul «Baby Faced Assassin» Butler for WBC, WBO, IBF, WBA (Super) and The Ring titles in a 12-round bantamweight bout.

Naoya Inoue
Naoya Inoue
Monster
Paul Butler
Paul Butler
Baby Faced Assassin
Country JapanJapan
Zama, Kanagawa, Japan
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Age 29 years 34 years
Pro 10 years 12 years
Height 5′ 5″ (165 cm) -
Reach 67½″ (172 cm) -
Division bantamweight
(118 lbs / 53,52 kg)
bantamweight
(118 lbs / 53,52 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles
WBC, IBF, WBA (Super), The Ring (bantamweight)

WBO (bantamweight)
Record 23 - 0 - 0
(20 KOs)
34 - 2 - 0
(15 KOs)
KOs 86% 44%
Inactive 189 days 235 days
Advant.

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Tuesday, December 13 at 5 a.m. ET / 2 a.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Naoya Inoue versus Paul Butler?

  • Japan Boxing Commission

Inoue vs. Butler Fight Promo

Who fights on Tuesday, December 13?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
bantamweight (118 lbs)Naoya Inoue
(23 - 0 - 0)
Paul Butler
(34 - 2 - 0)
WBC World
WBO World
IBF World
WBA (Super) World
The Ring
Naoya «Monster» Inoue

Naoya «Monster» Inoue

Naoya Inoue is a Japanese boxer.
As a professional athlete, Inoue has been performing for 10 years and remains unbeaten.

Naoya was born in Zama, Kanagawa, Japan, on April 10, 1993.
He currently resides in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

Last fight

The last fight of Naoya Inoue took place on June 7, 2022 against Nonito DonaireNonito Donaire.
Inoue won by technical knockout (TKO).

Naoya Inoue vs. Nonito Donaire 

Naoya Inoue's last fight

First world title

On April 6, 2014 Naoya Inoue became the WBC light flyweight champion.
The Japanese defeated world champion Adrian Hernandez.

WBC World champion Naoya Inoue

WBC World champion Naoya Inoue

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 23
  • Wins: 23
  • Wins by KO: 20
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Naoya Inoue have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-06-07 Nonito Donaire
(42 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Bantamweight
WBA Super World Bantamweight
WBC World Bantamweight
2021-12-14 Aran Dipaen
(12 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Bantamweight
WBA Super World Bantamweight
2021-06-19 Michael Dasmarinas
(30 - 2 - 1)
Win
KO
IBF World Bantamweight
WBA Super World Bantamweight
2020-10-31 Jason Moloney
(21 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
IBF World Bantamweight
WBA Super World Bantamweight
2019-11-07 Nonito Donaire
(40 - 5 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Bantamweight
WBA Super World Bantamweight
2019-05-18 Emmanuel Rodriguez
(19 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO
IBF World Bantamweight
2018-10-07 Juan Carlos Payano
(20 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
WBA World Bantamweight
2018-05-25 Jamie McDonnell
(29 - 2 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBA World Bantamweight
2017-12-30 Yoan Boyeaux
(41 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight
2017-09-09 Antonio Nieves
(17 - 1 - 2)
Win
RTD
WBO World Super Flyweight
2017-05-21 Ricardo Rodriguez
(16 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
WBO World Super Flyweight
2016-12-30 Kohei Kono
(32 - 9 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight
2016-09-04 Karoon Jarupianlerd
(35 - 7 - 0)
Win
KO
WBO World Super Flyweight
2016-05-08 David Carmona
(20 - 3 - 5)
Win
UD
WBO World Super Flyweight
2015-12-29 Warlito Parrenas
(24 - 6 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight
2014-12-30 Omar Andres Narvaez
(43 - 1 - 2)
Win
KO
WBO World Super Flyweight
2014-09-05 Wittawas Basapean
(17 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC World Light Flyweight
2014-04-06 Adrian Hernandez
(29 - 2 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBC World Light Flyweight
2013-12-06 Jerson Mancio
(18 - 3 - 3)
Win
TKO
Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation Light Flyweight (vacant)
2013-08-25 Ryoichi Taguchi
(18 - 1 - 1)
Win
UD
Japan Boxing Commission Light Flyweight
2013-04-16 Yuki Sano
(17 - 2 - 4)
Win
TKO
2013-01-05 Bunnam Thammakhun
(9 - 10 - 0)
Win
KO
2012-10-02 Crison Omayao
(16 - 4 - 1)
Win
KO

All Naoya Inoue's losses

Naoya Inoue remains unbeaten as a professional.

Naoya «Monster» Inoue Highlights

Paul «Baby Faced Assassin» Butler

Paul «Baby Faced Assassin» Butler

Paul Butler is a British boxer.
As a professional athlete, Butler has been performing for 12 years.

Paul was born in Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom, on November 11, 1988.
He currently resides in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

Last fight

The last fight of Paul Butler took place on April 22, 2022 against Jonas Sultan.
Butler won by unanimous decision (UD).

First world title

On June 7, 2014 Paul Butler became the IBF bantamweight champion.
The British defeated world champion Stuart Hall.

IBF World champion Paul Butler

IBF World champion Paul Butler

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 36
  • Wins: 34
  • Wins by KO: 15
  • Wins by dec: 19
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Paul Butler have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-04-22 Jonas Sultan
(18 - 5 - 0)
Win
UD
WBO Interim World Bantamweight
2021-06-25 Willibaldo Garcia Perez
(12 - 4 - 1)
Win
SD
WBO International Bantamweight (vacant)
2020-10-18 Ryan Walker
(11 - 2 - 0)
Win
PTS
2019-12-14 Jose Aguilar
(16 - 71 - 5)
Win
PTS
2019-09-22 Joseafat Reyes
(7 - 10 - 1)
Win
PTS
2019-05-18 Salvador Hernandez Sanchez
(14 - 8 - 1)
Win
KO
2019-03-30 Fadhili Majiha
(23 - 12 - 4)
Win
PTS
2018-11-03 Yoan Boyeaux
(41 - 5 - 0)
Win
PTS
2018-05-05 Emmanuel Rodriguez
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Bantamweight (vacant)
2018-02-03 Jefferson Vargas
(5 - 7 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-09-30 Stuart Hall
(21 - 5 - 2)
Win
UD
WBA Continental Bantamweight (vacant)
2017-04-08 Carlos Ruben Dario Ruiz
(21 - 9 - 0)
Win
TKO
2016-12-03 Alexander Casares
(13 - 7 - 0)
Win
PTS
2016-10-22 Hector Ruiz Soto
(11 - 3 - 1)
Win
PTS
2016-03-12 Francisco Gomez Sanchez
(10 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBO International Super Flyweight (vacant)
2015-12-19 Silvio Olteanu
(15 - 8 - 1)
Win
TKO
2015-10-03 Hector Rolando Gusman
(14 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2015-07-11 Gustavo Molina
(19 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
2015-03-06 Zolani Tete
(19 - 3 - 0)
Loss
TKO
IBF World Super Flyweight
2014-10-25 Ismael Garnica
(13 - 4 - 1)
Win
PTS
2014-06-07 Stuart Hall
(16 - 2 - 2)
Win
SD
IBF World Bantamweight
2014-03-08 Oreste Bernabe Nieva
(15 - 2 - 2)
Win
KO
WBA Inter-Continental Bantamweight (vacant)
2013-12-07 Ruben Montoya Ramirez
(12 - 1 - 1)
Win
UD
WBA Inter-Continental Super Flyweight (vacant)
WBO Inter-Continental Super Flyweight
2013-09-21 Miguel Gonzalez
(17 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
WBO Inter-Continental Super Flyweight (vacant)
2013-06-28 Najah Ali
(5 - 3 - 1)
Win
KO
Commonwealth Boxing Council Super Flyweight
2013-04-20 Yaqub Kareem
(11 - 2 - 1)
Win
TKO
Commonwealth Boxing Council Super Flyweight
2013-03-21 Anwar Alfadli
(1 - 32 - 4)
Win
TKO
2012-11-09 John Donnelly
(13 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
BBBofC British Super Flyweight (vacant)
2012-07-05 Ashley Sexton
(12 - 0 - 2)
Win
PTS
2012-05-18 Hyusein Hyuseinov
(6 - 19 - 0)
Win
TKO
2012-01-20 Michael Ramabeletsa
(6 - 7 - 0)
Win
PTS
2011-10-15 David Kanalas
(3 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO
2011-09-17 Delroy Spencer
(14 - 121 - 3)
Win
PTS
2011-07-16 Anwar Alfadli
(1 - 13 - 2)
Win
PTS
2011-04-02 Francis Croes
(1 - 14 - 0)
Win
TKO
2010-12-11 Anwar Alfadli
(1 - 10 - 2)
Win
PTS

All Paul Butler's losses

Who all beat Paul Butler?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2018-05-05 Emmanuel Rodriguez
(17 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Bantamweight (vacant)
2015-03-06 Zolani Tete
(19 - 3 - 0)
Loss
TKO
IBF World Super Flyweight

Paul «Baby Faced Assassin» Butler Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Inoue to win: -2400
  • Butler to win: +1200

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Inoue or Butler?

Inoue and Butler are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Naoya Inoue will win by technical knockout.

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