Many boxing fans around the world were disappointed to learn that Naoya Inoue suffered an injury in training that forced ponement of his long-awaited fight with Stephen Fulton Jr., but the fight was not completely derailed. .In fact, according to ESPN, a new date for the featherweight title fight has been set and the bout will now take place on July 25 at Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan.Inoue (24-0, 21 KOs) picked up an 11th-round victory over Paul Butler last December, while Fulton (21-0, 8 KOs) last won a unanimous decision over Daniel Roman last summer. . By the time this fight took place, Fulton had been out of action for over a year.See also: The fight between Devin Haney and Vasily Lomachenko is officially scheduled for May 20.
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