The Neutral Corner Ep. 271 (Inoue, Charlo and Munguia win) – The Ring


On episode 271 of The Impartial Nook boxing podcast, host Michael Montero caught up on all of the current information. 

Undisputed light-weight champion Teofimo Lopez shocked the boxing world late final week when he examined optimistic for the COVID-19 virus, placing his struggle with George Kambosos on maintain till later this summer time. The tentative date for the Triller PPV card is now August 14. Showtime and DAZN even have broadcasts that very same day.

PBC introduced that Guillermo Rigondeaux is out for his or her August 14 headliner on Showtime. He was changed with Nonito Donaire, who will face John Riel Casimero on the Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, California. The all-Filipino showdown will unify two bantamweight world titles.


Regardless of the Lopez-Kambosos card being postponed, there was nonetheless loads of motion on Saturday, June 19. In Mexico, UFC legend Anderson Silva pulled out an upset break up determination win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in an eight-round cruiserweight bout. In the primary occasion, Chavez Sr., heralded by many as the best Mexican fighter of all time, entertained in his exhibition match in opposition to Hector Camacho Jr.

There have been two playing cards of notice in Texas. Golden Boy Promotions placed on a card in El Paso, the place Jaime Munguia stopped late alternative opponent Kamil Szeremeta in six rounds. Within the co-main, Gabriel Rosado survived a first-round knockdown to attain a significant upset over closely touted prospect Bektemir Melikuziev. Within the third spherical, with Rosado’s again to the ropes, he caught the Uzbek coming in with a flush proper hand that instantly despatched him crumbling to the canvas. It was not solely a contender for upset of the yr, however knockout of the yr as effectively. In Houston, Jermall Charlo scored a unanimous determination win over Mexican Juan Macias Montiel in a PBC on Showtime headliner. 

In Las Vegas, Ring/unified bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue took care of enterprise in opposition to Filipino challenger Michael Dasmarinas. The “Monster” dropped Dasmarinas thrice with bombs to his physique, scoring a KO3 win within the High Rank on ESPN principal occasion. 


Saturday, June 19 

Matchroom Boxing, DAZN

Area Alcalde, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Julio Cesar Martinez vs Joel Cordova, 12rds, 112-pound title bout

High Rank, ESPN+ 

Virgin Accommodations Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Masayoshi Nakatani, 12rds, 135 kilos

Zhanibek Alimkhanuly vs Rob Brant, 10rds, 160 kilos

Mayweather Promotions, PBC, Showtime PPV

State Farm Area, Atlanta, Georgia

Gervonta Davis vs Mario Barrios, 12rds, 140 kilos

Erickson Lubin vs Jeison, 12rds, 154 kilos

Batyr Akhmedov vs Algenis Mendez, 12rds, 140 kilos


“I’ve obtained Inoue No.3 on my pound for pound listing behind Canelo and Taylor,” mentioned Trey. “If he will get to struggle the winner of that Donaire-Casimero bout, he might go up. I do know they name him the “Monster” however I name him “Sake Bomb” as a result of he hates livers.” 

“I believe the perfect struggle proper now for Jermall Charlo can be to face Demetrius Andrade,” mentioned Andrew. “They each want a dance associate.”

“All of the Charlo apologists are attempting to make Juan Montiel out to be John Mugabi,” mentioned Nacho. “I don’t just like the double customary from the PBC pom-pom wavers. Anyone who’s not on that roster has to struggle killer after killer, however their man can struggle a cherry-pick, go 12 rounds, and make it sound like he was preventing Marvin Hagler.”

“For Chavez Sr. to make 143-pounds at his age (58-years-old) is fairly spectacular,” mentioned Wealthy. “The truth that he’s nonetheless close to the burden he fought at in his prime, at junior welterweight, is superb. And the humorous factor is, he carried out higher than each of his sons (Julio Jr. and Omar) on that card Saturday evening.”


@5:10 Information and Notes 

@13:48 Combat Overview

@36:57 Callers

@1:06:05 Combat Preview


Michael Montero may be discovered on social media through @MonteroOnBoxing. His podcast “The Impartial Nook” may be seen each Monday on TheRingDigital YouTube channel, and heard on audio podcast platforms all over the world.


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