Japanese boxer Naoya Inoue knocked out Filipino opponent Marlon Tapales in the 10th round on Dec. 26, becoming the undisputed super bantamweight champion of the world and just the second man to unify all four major belts in two different weight classes.

Following the dominant performance of the fighter nicknamed "Monster" at Tokyo's Ariake Arena, we updated content chronicling the Japanese boxer's meteoric rise with photos and videos

Japanese boxer Naoya Inoue (R) throws a punch at Marlon Tapales of the Philippines during the fifth round of their four-belt world super bantamweight title unification match at Ariake Arena in Tokyo on Dec. 26, 2023. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

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