Dasmariñas will let his performance do the talking vs Inoue
MANILA, Philippines—Michael Dasmariñas isn’t one to talk big heading into the biggest fight of his career and will instead let his performance do the talking against Naoya Inoue.
In a Facebook Live post, Dasmariñas simply said that he’d just do everything in training as he prepares to snatch the WBA Super and IBF bantamweight titles from the no.2 pound-for-pound boxer in the world.
“I’ll do everything I can in training. We’re training now so that we have a chance to win,” said Dasmariñas in Filipino.
I am beyond ready to cook the monster with my firepower!#FEROCIOUS
Dasmariñas (30-2-1) has never fought for a major World title before and his first one is a crack against the dangerous Inoue (20-0), a man who stopped 17 of his opponents.
The southpaw from Pili, Camarines Sur is also making his United States and Las Vegas debut.
When asked what his strategy would be against the Japanese superstar, Dasmariñas simply said that he’d reveal it in the ring on June 19.
“You’ll see it during the fight,” said Dasmariñas.
Dasmariñas earned his shot against Inoue when he beat fellow Filipino Kenny Demecillo via unanimous decision in a title eliminator on March 23, 2019.
He then followed it up with a fifth round technical knockout of Artid Bamrungauea on October 26 of that same year.
Inoue, meanwhile, is coming off a seventh round knockout of Jason Moloney on October 31, 2020 marking his ninth stoppage win in 10 fights with his match against Nonito Donaire in 2019 the only one needing the judges’ scorecards.