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Japan's Naoya Inoue destroys boxing stereotypes

'The Monster' only one crown away from becoming undisputed bantamweight champ

Nicknamed "The Monster," Naoya Inoue is known for his ferocious speed and high knockout rate.

TOKYO -- Which professional boxer can lay claim to being the strongest in the sport, pound for pound?

If the authoritative, century-old U.S. boxing magazine The Ring is making the call, the title goes to Japan's Naoya Inoue, nicknamed "The Monster."

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