As the boxing fans of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao celebrates his victory over Timothy Bradley in a rematch on Saturday night at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas another Pinoy boxer wins in foreign soil.
World bantamweight and pride of Maranding, Lala, Lanao del Norte, Marlon Tapales wins via 5th technical decision over Hayato Kimura of Tokyo, Japan.
In a report from Philboxing.com, Tapales’s Japanese opponent was cut on the right eye with Tapales ahead on points. Juanito Ablaca, Tapales’ trainer relayed the good news to Philboxing.
With the win Tapales now improved his record to 25 wins, 9 by way of stoppage, 2 defeats.