Apr 08 2023
Saturday

Boeing CenterTech Port, San Antonio, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Bantamweight
11-0-0

est. ringwalk:

2023-04-09T02:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

36-3-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Junior Featherweight Championship
WBA Super World Super Bantamweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
30
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 12UD 12TKO 5SD 12TKO 4
Form
KO 2KO 2TKO 11KO 3TKO 11
11
Wins
36
8
By KO
19
73
KO%
53
0
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2008
69
Pro rounds
246

Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight

2
The Ring
6
-
WBA
9
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
1

Murodjon Akhmadaliev vs Marlon Tapales preview

When is Akhmadaliev vs Tapales?

Murodjon Akhmadaliev will face the challenge of Marlon Tapales on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Boeing Center at Tech Port in San Antonio.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).

This contest is for the unified super bantamweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBA belts on the line.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez's and Cristian Gonzalez's clash for the WBO World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Raymond Ford's and Jessie Magdaleno's contest and Thomas Mattice's and Ramiro Cesena's bout.

Akhmadaliev vs Tapales stats

Murodjon Akhmadaliev steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Marlon Tapales will make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Akhmadaliev has advantage in power over Tapales, with a 73% knock out percentage over Tapales' 53%.

Murodjon Akhmadaliev is the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.

Akhmadaliev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tapales.

Both Murodjon Akhmadaliev & Marlon Tapales fight out of a southpaw stance.

Akhmadaliev is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 9 year and 7 months later than Tapales, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 177 less professional rounds, 69 to Tapales' 246.

Murodjon Akhmadaliev goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at super bantamweight.

Marlon Tapales is currently ranked number 9 by the WBA, 1 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 122lb division.

Akhmadaliev vs Tapales form

Akhmadaliev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Ronny Rios on 25th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Tech Port Arena, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Jose Velasquez on 19th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at SNHU Arena, New Hampshire.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ryosuke Iwasa on 3rd April 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Humo Arena, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Before that, he had beat Daniel Roman on 30th January 2020 by split decision in their WBA Super World Super Bantamweight and IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Meridian at Island Gardens, Florida, United States.

He had defeated Wilner Soto on 13th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Marlon Tapales has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Jose Estrella on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Hiroaki Teshigawara on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ryosuke Iwasa on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had defeated Roberto Castaneda on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Soboba Casino, California.

He had beat Shohei Omori on 23rd April 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Murodjon Akhmadaliev has been fighting more than Marlon Tapales.

Murodjon Akhmadaliev last fought 8 months and 25 days ago, while Marlon Tapales' last outing was 10 months and 8 days ago.

Akhmadaliev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.

Tapales' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

What time does Akhmadaliev vs Tapales start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Boeing Center at Tech Port, San Antonio, United States, which is around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Akhmadaliev vs Tapales?

Akhmadaliev vs Tapales will be broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.

How do you stream Akhmadaliev vs Tapales?

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What are the odds on Akhmadaliev vs Tapales?

Murodjon Akhmadaliev is currently 2/7 (-340) to win the clash outright, while you can get 3/1 (+300) on Marlon Tapales if you fancy the big upset.

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Main event starts: 10pm (EST)

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