The former Wbo Bw champion Marlon Tapales entered this fight with a boxing record of 33-2-0 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.9 super bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Emanuel Navarrete). He suffered his last loss when he faced David Sanchez in 2013, since then he has won 12 consecutive bouts beating Fernando Vargas Parra and Roberto Castaneda in 2019.
His opponent, the former Ibf super-Bw champ Ryosuke Iwasa, has an official record of 26-3-0 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He was defeated by TJ Doheny last year (Ryosuke Iwasa vs TJ Doheny) but he came back to win against Cesar Juarez in 2019 (Ryosuke Iwasa vs Cesar Juarez). Tapales vs Iwasa is valid for the interim IBF World super bantamweight title; undercard of Jermall Charlo vs Dennis Hogan. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Barclays Center, New York, USA
Division: super bantamweight (122 lbs, 55.3 kg)
Title: interim IBF World super bantamweight title
Iwasa’s next fight: Murodjon Akhmadaliev vs Ryosuke Iwasa
Tapales vs Iwasa full fight video:
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