University of Southeastern Philippines Gymnasium, Davao City, Philippines
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Marlon Tapales vs Jecker Buhawe report
Who won Tapales vs Buhawe?
Marlon Tapales beat Jecker Buhawe by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 31st January 2015 at University of Southeastern Philippines Gymnasium in Davao City.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Tapales vs Buhawe stats
Marlon Tapales stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jecker Buhawe made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 10 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Buhawe had a large advantage in power over Tapales, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Tapales' 35%.
Marlon Tapales was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Buhawe had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tapales.
Marlon Tapales fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jecker Buhawe was an orthodox fighter.
Tapales was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 29 days earlier than Buhawe, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 91 more professional rounds, 258 to Buhawe's 167.
Tapales vs Buhawe form
Tapales had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Pungluang Sor Singyu on 27th July 2016 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Thailand, Ayutthaya.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shohei Omori on 16th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jecker Buhawe on 31st January 2015 by knockout in the 2nd round at University of Southeastern Philippines Gymnasium, Davao City, Philippines.
Before that, he had won against Fadhili Majiha on 28th June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Mindanao Civic Center Gymnasium, Tubod.
He had beat Hayato Kimura on 13th April 2014 by technical decision in their 5 round contest at Sangyo Hall, Kanazawa, Japan.
Tapales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
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