Naoya Inoue vs. Nonito Donaire 2 Fight Purse and PPV Share

Published 06/06/2022, 2:00 PM EDT
SAITAMA, JAPAN – NOVEMBER 07: Naoya Inoue (L) of Japan competes against Nonito Donaire of the Philippines during the WBSS Bantamweight Final at Saitama Super Arena on November 07, 2019 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)

On June 7, 2022, Naoya Inoue will go up against Nonito Donaire inside the Saitama Super Arena for the second time. The duo first went at it in 2019 and Naoya Inoue sealed the night with a unanimous decision. That fight went the entire distance, and both the boxers put on an incredible show. However, Inoue, who entered the fight as The Ring Magazine champion and the IBF titleholder, left Saitama conquering the Muhammad Ali trophy along with the WBA bantamweight title.

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Now it has been three years, and they are back to square off for the second time. Ahead of the fight, here is a look at the purse and the Pay per view share of the fight.

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What is the purse of Naoya Inoue vs. Nonito Donaire II?

Naoya Inoue is a three-division world champion and, at present, he is the unified bantamweight champion in boxing. Inoue, 29, is currently undefeated and has a professional record comprising 22 wins. Interestingly, 19, that is 86.36% of his victories come by a way of a knockout.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – MAY 18: Naoya Inoue of Japan (blue shorts), celebrates as he knock down Emmanuel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico (white shorts), during the WBSS Bantamweight Semi Final IBF World Championship fight at the Muhammad Ali Trophy Semi-Finals – World Boxing Super Series Fight Night at The SSE Hydro on May 18, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

On the other end, Nonito Donaire, the current WBC bantamweight titleholder, has a professional record of 42 wins and 6 losses. 28 of his victories have come via knockouts. Both the fighters are seasoned and have remained champions in multiple weight classes. This adds to the excitement and brings fans to the event.

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According to sources, Inoue will make a guaranteed figure as big as $350k, whereas Donaire will earn $125k, also guaranteed from the fight.

What is the PPV share of Inoue vs. Donaire II?

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Naoya Inoue is ten years younger than Nonito Donaire, but the latter has more experience in fights. Simultaneously, Donaire has a height of 5′ 7″, and therefore, is two inches taller than Inoue. However, Inoue is fast, and because of his young age, fans expect him to have better stamina and endurance during the fight.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 31: Naoya Inoue celebrates defeating Jason Moloney (not pictured) in their bantamweight title bout at MGM Grand Conference Center on October 31, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

Reportedly, Naoya Inoue will have a 60% of the PPV share and Donaire will receive a 40% of the PPV share from the fight.

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Who do you think has a better chance of winning this time? Let us know in the comments below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports and is currently a final year undergraduate student of English literature. A passionate content creator, he has been writing since his high school days, and possesses work experience as a commercial writer for companies such as WordsKraft among others. Samrat believes he fell in love with boxing the day he watched Vasiliy Lomachenko share the ring with Guillermo Rigondeaux.

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