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Inoue vs. Tapales: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

In an undisputed world title fight, Naoya Inoue (The Monster) and Marlon Tapales (Maranding Nightmare) put their super-bantamweight belts on the line. Inoue brings the WBC and WBO belts. Tapales brings the WBA (Super) and IBF belts. The winner also wins the vacant Ring Magazine title. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Naoya Inoue vs. Marlon Tapales
Naoya Inoue vs. Marlon Tapales


This fight between Naoya Inoue and Marlon Tapales took place on at the Ariake Arena, Tokyo, Japan.

Tale of the Tape

At 165 cm, Naoya Inoue is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Marlon Tapales is 163 cm. The fighters have the same reach of 171 cm. Tapales has a 2 cm ape index advantage over Inoue.

Inoue is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 25-0 (22 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 1 day ago against Stephen Fulton Jr., which he won via 8th round TKO.

Stephen Fulton Jr.'s boxing career

Tapales comes in with a record of 37-3 (18 KOs). His last fight was 8 months and 18 days ago against Murodjon Akhmadaliev, which he won via 12 round split decision.

Murodjon Akhmadaliev's boxing career

Naoya Inoue fights out of the orthodox stance, while Marlon Tapales fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Inoue will be 30 years and 8 months old. Tapales will be 31 years and 9 months old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 62-38 in favor of Naoya Inoue. Here is the prediction for Inoue vs Tapales.

Naoya Inoue is likely to win. Unless Marlon Tapales puts on an exceptional performance, it is going to be hard for him to win this fight.


Naoya Inoue defeated Marlon Tapales via 10th round KO. Tapales' 4 fight win streak comes to an end, and Inoue advances his win streak to 26. Inoue is now 26-0, and Tapales 37-4.

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