How to watch Inoue vs Butler: live stream and TV channel for undisputed boxing fight
Never has that title been claimed by a single fighter in the era of the four belts, with Japanese knockout artist Inoue the heavy favorite to triumph on home soil at Tokyo’s Ariake Arena.
The undefeated ‘Monster’ is a permanent fixture near the top of every pound-for-pound list and now only needs the WBO title to complete the full package at 118 pounds, having added the WBC belt to his WBA gold. , IBF and The Ring courtesy of a devastating two-round blitz in a unification rematch with veteran warrior Nonito Donaire in June.
The WBO bracelet currently belongs to Butler, after the former IBF champion won interim honors against Jonas Sultan at Liverpool and then was promoted to full-time title holder following the stripping of Filipino John Riel Casimero in May.
The 34-year-old ‘baby-faced assassin’ from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, who has also held numerous super flyweight titles during his long career, is plotting a massive upheaval as a major underdog as he seeks to become the first man. never to tame the formidable Inoue, who surprisingly needed two attempts to gain weight on Monday.
Tuesday’s card also includes Satoshi Shimizu, Andy Hiraoka and Yoshiki Takei, as well as Naoya’s younger brother Takuma and British Commonwealth Games gold medalist Peter McGrail.
How to watch Inoue vs. Butler
TV channel and live broadcast: Unfortunately, Inoue vs Butler is not currently being shown live anywhere in the UK, despite featuring a British fighter in an undisputed title battle.
Promoters Top Rank showed Inoue’s rematch with Donaire for free online via their official YouTube page over the summer, only for fight fans in the UK and Ireland, but there is no hasn’t had such an announcement here with time running out.
ESPN+ has coverage in the United States, while it’s on dTV, Amazon Prime Video, and Hikari TV in Japan. In Australia, it is streamed courtesy of the Kayo subscription service.
Live: You can follow live coverage on Tuesday with Standard Sport’s dedicated blog.