Tapales KOs Mexican foe in 2nd round of tune-up bout in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight king Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales made easy work of Mexican Jose Estrella on Sunday, May 14, 2022 (May 15, Manila Time), at the Dignity Health Sports Park,…

Tapales to fight Mexican Estrella in non-title bout in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales faces Mexican Jose Estrella at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on May 14, 2022.  Tapales, who is waiting for his…

Tapales set for tune-up bout on May 14

Dale Rosal 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales is gearing up for a tune-up bout on May 14, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. The 30-year-old Tapales, the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion of Sanman…

Tapales title bout with Akhmadaliev shelved

Glendale G. Rosal 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It seems that world title contender Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales needs to wait a bit longer after his mandatory title bout against Murodjon Akhmadaliev was shelved. This time, Akhmadaliev, the reigning World Boxing Association…

Tapales-Teshigawara eliminator now in undercard of Donaire-Gaballo title tiff

Glendale G. Rosal 11/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The world title eliminator bout between former WBO world bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and Hiroaki Teshigawara is officially added to the undercard of the world title showdown between Nonito Donaire and Reymart…

Tapales brimming with confidence ahead of crucial title eliminator bout in US

Glendale G. Rosal 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales is feeling upbeat over his fight on November 27, 2021, against Hiroaki Teshigawara for the IBF world super-bantamweight title eliminator at the…

Tapales faces Japanese foe in November

Dale Rosal 09/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales will square off against Japanese Hiroaki Teshigawara in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) super bantamweight title eliminator on November 27, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.…

‘King’ Arthur likely to fight abroad for world title eliminator

Glendale G. Rosal 01/07/2017

IT’S ALWAYS a big plus to fight at home but for “King” Arthur Villanueva’s upcoming crucial fight, there’s little to no chance he could get that critical advantage. According to his promoter, it is almost certain that…

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