Unbeaten WBA and IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue defends his unified belts against Michael Dasmarinas on Saturday, June 19. The pair squares off in the scheduled for twelve rounds world championship bout, headlining the Top Rank Boxing fight card live from The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.
Japanese champion Inoue (20-0, 17 KOs) was last in action in October 2020, when he knocked out Jason Moloney in the seventh round. Before that he scored a unanimous decision against Nonito Donaire and TKO’d Emmanuel Rodriguez in Round 2.
Filipino IBF No. 1 contender Dasmarinas (30-2-1, 20 KOs) last fought in October 2019 when he stopped Artid Bamrungauea in Round 5. Prior to that he secured a unanimous decision against Kenny Demecillo and fought to a split draw with Manyo Plange.
In the co-main event Mikaela Mayer makes the first defense of her WBO female junior lightweight title against Erica Farias. The contest is scheduled for ten rounds.
Kicking off the main card Adam Lopez defends his NABF featherweight belt against Isaac Dogboe. The pair squares off in a ten-rounder.
The current lineup, including Inoue vs Dasmarinas undercard, can be found below.
Inoue vs Dasmarinas schedule, start time and how to watch
Boxing fans can watch Naoya Inoue vs Michael Dasmarinas live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and live stream on ESPN+. The date is Saturday, June 19. The start time is scheduled for 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT.
In other countries, including Japan and the Philippines, Inoue vs Dasmarinas airs live on FITE TV. The respective start time can be found on the event broadcast page.
Inoue vs Dasmarinas tickets
The event takes place at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas with a full capacity allowed. Inoue vs Dasmarinas tickets can be purchased through Vivid Seats.
Inoue vs Dasmarinas fight card
- Naoya Inoue vs. Michael Dasmarinas, 12 rounds, bantamweight – Inoue’s IBF and WBA bantamweight world titles
- Mikaela Mayer vs. Erica Farias, 10 rounds, junior lightweight – Mayer’s WBO female junior lightweight title
- Adam Lopez vs. Isaac Dogboe, 10 rounds, featherweight – Lopez’s NABF featherweight title
- Lindolfo Delgado vs. Salvador Briceno, 8 rounds, junior welterweight
- Eric Puente vs. Jose Antonio Meza, 6 rounds, lightweight
- Omar Rosario vs. JJ Mariano, 4 rounds, junior welterweight