Fighter of the Year contender Naoya Inoue will get a chance at a third big win in 2014 when he steps up two divisions to face long-time WBO junior bantamweight titleholder Omar Narvaez on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan.read more
Long-reigning titleholder Omar Narvaez says nothing — not his age nor the prospect of facing prodigy Naoya Inoue on his home turf — has him worried about adding another successful defense to his resume.read more
Omar Narvaez retained his WBO junior bantamweight title with a majority decision over Felipe Orucuta at in Argentina on Friday. It was Narvaez’s 11th defense of his WBO 115-pound belt and eighth straight victory since his only loss to Nonito Donaire Jr. in 2011.read more
Osvaldo Rivero, manager for WBO junior bantamweight titlist Omar Narvaez, was robbed on an Argentine highway by three men posing as police. They took an estimated $45,000 in cash and even the clothes that Narvaez was planning to wear in this Friday’s rematch against Felipe Orucuta.read more
Omar Narvaez performed a methodical demolition of Mexico’s Antonio “Tostado” Garcia, a 20-year-old contender who gave a decent account of himself during the first stretch of the bout, only to be sent down by a body shot in the fifth round.read more
Omar Narvaez retained his WBO 115-pound title for the ninth time on Saturday with a seventh-round TKO of David Carmona in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The long-reigning two-division beltholder dominated Carmona despite being 16 years older than the challenger.read more
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