Inoue vs. Nery: Potential Super Fight Looms

The boxing world is buzzing with anticipation, the Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) made a significant announcement, revealing that they had lifted the suspension on Mexican boxer Luis Nery's (35-1, 27 KOs) license. This decision clears the path for Nery to face off against "Monster" Naoya Inoue (26-0, 23 KOs), with all four undisputed belts on the line. Nery had faced suspension due to his failure to meet the weight requirement by a considerable margin in his rematch with former champion Shinsuke Yamanaka back in March 2018. In Japan, adherence to contractual weight limits, especially in world title matches, is rigorously enforced, and violations are met with severe penalties.

Nery's Suspension Lifted: Previously suspended by the JBC for a weight-related offense in 2018, Nery has been reinstated, opening the door for a clash with Inoue. The WBC has already named Nery as the mandatory challenger for Inoue's undisputed super bantamweight title.

Stricter Measures in Place: To ensure Nery adheres to weight requirements, the WBC is implementing stricter protocols. Nery will face mandatory weight checks at specific intervals before the fight, and unannounced inspections by VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) are also on the table.

Fight Announcement Imminent: With the major hurdle removed, anticipation is high for an official announcement of this highly anticipated super fight.

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