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Fulton-Inoue Epic Championship Showdown set for May 7

In Yokohama, Japan, on May 7, 2023, two of the best boxers in the world will square off in a junior featherweight championship bout. The fight between Stephen Fulton and Naoya Inoue is expected to be a historic event in the sport of boxing, with the winner walking away as the unified WBC and WBO junior featherweight champion.

Fulton, from Philadelphia, is the current WBC and WBO world super bantamweight champion with a perfect record of 21-0, including victories over Paulus Ambunda, Angelo Leo, and Brandon Figueroa. Inoue, a Japanese boxer who competes in three divisions, aims to become the fifth Asian boxer to win world championships in four weight divisions.

The fight between Fulton and Inoue will be streamed live and exclusively in the United States on ESPN+ and Sky Sports in the United Kingdom. The event will also feature an undercard of additional boxing bouts.

The anticipation for this fight has been building for some time, as Fulton has long called for a blockbuster fight against Inoue, specifically. Boxing fans all across the world are anticipating the May 7 battle between these two elite fighters now that the contest is official.