WBSS Season 2 Inoue, Payano, Relikh & Troyanovsky all make weight

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Season 2 of the ever popular World Boxing Super Series gets under way in Japan tomorrow night [Oct 7] with the bantamweights & super-lightweights kicking off the tournament.

The 2 bouts on tonight card see Japanese WBA world bantamweight champ Naoya Inoue 16-0, 14 KO’s take on the Dominican Republic’s Juan Carlos Payano 21-1, 9 KO’s and WBA world super-lightweight champion Belarusian Kiryl Relikh 22-2, 19 KO’s in with Russian Eduard Troyanovsky 27-1, 24 KO’s all made the weight ahead of their Ali Trophy Quarter-Finals at the Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan.

The Weights:-

Naoya Inoue, Japan – 53,5 kg.

“It is an honour for me to open the new WBSS season in my home country,” said Inoue at the podium at the weigh-in in Tokyo. “My prediction for the fight? Victory!”

Juan Carlos Payano, Dominican Republic – 53,2 kg.

“It is not the first time I travel to my opponent’s backyard so it is not going to be a problem for me,” said Payano.

“I am looking forward to fighting in front of the Japanese fans and on Sunday Inoue will know who I am!”

Kiryl Relikh, Belarus – 63,50 kg.

“I am happy to be here,” said Relikh. “Anything can happen on Sunday, a punch can change everything, but I feel confident in winning.”

Eduard Troyanovsky, Russia – 63,1 kg.

“It is a big honour and possibility for me to be a part of the World Boxing Super Series,“ said Troyanovsky. “I am looking forward to fighting Relikh on Sunday.”

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