Warlito Parrenas (24-7-1) had a long journey to get a crack at the WBO World Super Flyweight Championship.
Parrenas had to go through seven straight wins and a controversial draw against David Carmona last July before being granted a shot of a lifetime last August however, 22 year old Naoya Inoue (9-0) was standing in his way.
In front of a jampacked crowd at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo Japan, Naoyo Inoue’s power and speed overcame the will of Parrenas in just two rounds to retain the WBO World Super Flyweight crown early Tuesday evening.
The 22 year old Japanese pugilist was aggressive in the first round in forcing the Filipino to just block his flurry of punches. Inoue, who had been away from the squared circle for 52 weeks, showed no rust in his movement. Parrenas was able to sneak in a few shots before the round ended.
Japan's 115lb champion Naoya Inoue KO's Warlito Parrenas in round 2 pic.twitter.com/8itdUWaYqK
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Parrenas was knocked down early in the opening moments of the second stanza. Sensing the finish, Inoue blasted the Filipino with a huge left to the temple that knocked his opponent down a minute into the round. A right straight and a jab to the body were the finishing touches needed as referee Mike Ortega stopped the bout.
The co-feature bout of the evening featured Naoya’s brother Takuma Inoue defending his OPBF Super Flyweight crown against 24 year old Abra-native Rene “Commander” Dacquel. The young Inoue was picky in his punches all throughout the bout as he slowly demolished the Filipino challenger.
Dacquel had a few good rounds as he was able to take at least two of the middle rounds but the Japanese fighter was just relentless in the final rounds. All three judges ruled in favor of the OPBF Champion 118-109, 118-109, 117-110 all in favor of Takuma Inoue.
Dacquel’s fight record falls to 15-6-1 while Takuma Inoue stays unbeaten in his six pro bouts.
In the undercard, 24 year old Jestoni “Lionheart” Autida was soundly outclassed by undefeated Japanese boxer Ryo Matsumoto. Matsumoto needed less than two rounds to dispose of the Filipino in their Super Bantamweight bout. Matsumoto slowly dissected Autida in the first round. A barrage of punches in the second round called the stop to the contest at the 1:39 mark.
Autida’s fight record now stands at 9(2KO)-4 while Matsumoto rides a 17 fight win streak.
Ohashi Promotions: Boxing Fes 2015 Results
December 29, 2015 – Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan
WBO Super Flyweight Championship: Naoya Inoue def. Warlito Parrenas by KO2 (1:20) to retain
OPBF Super Flyweight Championship: Takuma Inoue def. Rene Dacquel by UD to retain
Super Bantamweight bout: Ryo Matsumoto def. Jestoni Autida by TKO2 (1:39)
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