Earlier today WBA "Regular" Bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15) [井上 尚弥] along with promoter Hideyuki Ohashi, had the chance to unveil an upcoming cover for Ring Magazine. Typically this wouldn't be news, but the cover turns out to be an historic one. With Inoue being the only fighter on the cover, he actually became the first ever Japanese fighter to be on the cover by himself

List of IBF world champions - Wikipedia

This is a list of IBF world champions, showing every world champion certificated by the International Boxing Federation (IBF). The IBF is one of the four major governing bodies in professional boxing, and has certified world champions in 17 different weight classes since 1983.. While records stand; prior to 2000, IBF is known to have been a corrupt organization throughout the leadership of