Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Tapales vs Teshigawara?
Marlon Tapales beat Hiroaki Teshigawara by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 11th December 2021 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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 Nonito Donaire beating Reymart Gaballo for the WBC World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard Brandun Lee beat Juan Heraldez and Kudratillo Abdukakhorov was overcome by Cody Crowley.
Tapales vs Teshigawara stats
Back in December 2021, Marlon Tapales stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hiroaki Teshigawara made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Teshigawara had advantage in power over Tapales, with a 68% knock out percentage over Tapales' 50%.
Marlon Tapales was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Teshigawara had a height advantage of 3 inches over Tapales.
Marlon Tapales fought out of the southpaw stance, while Hiroaki Teshigawara was an orthodox fighter.
Tapales was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years earlier than Teshigawara, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 113 more professional rounds, 268 to Teshigawara's 155.
Marlon Tapales went into the fight ranked number 4 by the IBF at super bantamweight.
Hiroaki Teshigawara was ranked number 3 by the IBF in the 122lb division.
Tapales vs Teshigawara form
Marlon Tapales had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ryosuke Iwasa on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Roberto Castaneda on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Soboba Casino, California.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Shohei Omori on 16th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Japan.
Tapales' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
What time did Tapales vs Teshigawara start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Tapales vs Teshigawara?
Tapales vs Teshigawara was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.
What were the odds on Tapales vs Teshigawara?
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