Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Tapales vs Estrella?
Marlon Tapales beat Jose Estrella by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 14th May 2022 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Jermell Charlo beating Brian Carlos Castano for the WBC World Super Welterweight, WBA Super World Super Welterweight, IBF World Junior Middleweight and WBO World Junior Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis defeated Custio Clayton for the IBF World Welterweight belt.
Tapales vs Estrella stats
Marlon Tapales stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Estrella made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 18 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Estrella had advantage in power over Tapales, with a 70% knock out percentage over Tapales' 51%.
Marlon Tapales was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Marlon Tapales fought out of the southpaw stance, while Jose Estrella was an orthodox fighter.
Tapales' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Estrella's, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 month later than Estrella, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, 246 to Estrella's 196.
Tapales vs Estrella form
Marlon Tapales had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Hiroaki Teshigawara on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ryosuke Iwasa on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Roberto Castaneda on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Soboba Casino, California.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Pungluang Sor Singyu on 27th July 2016 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Thailand, Ayutthaya.
Jose Estrella had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Miguel Marriaga on 3rd November 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Don Haskins Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Christopher Diaz on 21st April 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Osceola Heritage Center, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had beat Pedro Palma on 24th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Billar El Perro Salado, Tijuana, Mexico.
Before that, he had been beaten by Rocco Santomauro on 5th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
He had lost to Carlos Carlson on 20th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Doubletree Hotel, Ontario.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marlon Tapales had been fighting more than Jose Estrella.
Going to this contest, Marlon Tapales had last fought 6 months and 15 days ago, while Jose Estrella's last outing had been 3 years, 7 months and 23 days ago.
Tapales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Estrella's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
What time did Tapales vs Estrella start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Tapales vs Estrella?
Marlon Tapales was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Jose Estrella made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.