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Marlon Tapales Record

Total Fights42
Title Wins3
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins19
KO Losses3
Marlon Tapales Record & Stats
Marlon Tapales' Record
Marlon Tapales' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Marlon Tapales' boxing record?

      15 years and nine months into his professional boxing career, Marlon Tapales has fought 42 times with 38 wins and 4 losses.

      Tapales' boxing record is currently 38-4, which includes three world-title wins at two weight classes — bantamweight and super-bantamweight. He has a 45.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 19 of his total 42 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Tapales has suffered three knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Naoya Inoue in a super-bantamweight title fight.

      His latest fight was a 1st round KO victory over Nattapong Jankaew on May 10, 2024.

      Some of Tapales' best fights and notable victories include wins over Murodjon Akhmadaliev, Hiroaki Teshigawara, Fernando Vargas Parra, Goodluck Mrema, Roberto Castaneda, Shohei Omori, and Pungluang Sor Singyu.

      42May 10, 202432Nattapong JankaewWinKO1
      41Dec 26, 202331Naoya InoueLoss *KO10
      40Apr 8, 202331Murodjon AkhmadalievWin *SD
      39May 14, 202230Jose EstrellaWinKO2
      38Dec 11, 202129Hiroaki TeshigawaraWinTKO2
      37Nov 21, 202028Eden SonsonaWinTKO2
      36Dec 7, 201927Ryosuke IwasaLossTKO11
      35Jun 1, 201927Roberto CastanedaWinKO3
      34Feb 16, 201926Fernando Vargas ParraWinRTD5
      33Sep 30, 201826Goodluck MremaWinKO1
      32Apr 23, 201725Shohei OmoriWinTKO11
      31Jul 17, 201624Pungluang Sor SingyuWin *KO11
      30Dec 16, 201523Shohei OmoriWinTKO2
      29Jan 31, 201522Jecker BuhaweWinUD
      28Jun 28, 201422Fadhili MajihaWinUD
      27Apr 13, 201422Hayato KimuraWinTD
      26Feb 8, 201421Galih SusantoWinUD
      25Aug 1, 201321Fredirex RodriguezWinUD
      24May 26, 201321Ruben ManakaneWinTKO4
      23Feb 23, 201320David SánchezLossMD
      22Oct 20, 201220RasmanudinWinKO2
      21Nov 17, 201119Rex OlisaWinKO3
      20Oct 9, 201119Martin MubiruWinUD
      19Jun 25, 201119Manot ComputWinKO4
      18May 6, 201119Alejandro SolorioWinMD
      17Feb 6, 201118Charlie CabillaWinKO1
      16Nov 5, 201018Rey MegrinoWinUD
      15Oct 6, 201018Richard OlisaWinUD
      14Jun 12, 201018Charlie CabillaWinUD
      13Apr 9, 201018Warlito ParrenasWinTKO7
      12Jan 23, 201017Randy PetalcorinWinTKO2
      11Nov 8, 200917Armando dela CruzWinUD
      10Aug 29, 200917Jerson MancioWinUD
      9May 30, 200917Brix RayLossRTD6
      8Apr 19, 200917Michael RodriguezWinUD
      7Mar 25, 200917Rodel TejaresWinUD
      6Jan 15, 200916Ryan TampusWinUD
      5Dec 27, 200816Charlie LamilaWinTKO6
      4Nov 19, 200816Freddie MartinezWinUD
      3Sep 20, 200816Jherom TuyorWinUD
      2Aug 23, 200816Sherwin McDo LungayWinMD
      1Jul 18, 200816Nestor GamoloWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Marlon Tapales (Maranding Nightmare) is a 32-year old Filipino professional boxer. He was born in Tubod, Lanao del Norte, Philippines on March 23, 1992. He is a two-weight-class world champion.

      Tapales made his professional boxing debut against Nestor Gamolo at the age of 16 on July 18, 2008, defeating Gamolo via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 7 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 1 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on July 17, 2016 after 30 professional fights, against Pungluang Sor Singyu for the bantamweight WBO title. He defeated Singyu via 11th round KO to become the bantamweight champion of the world.

      Marlon Tapales is a one-time unified super-bantamweight world champion, and has won three world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Tapales' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Tapales has had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Nattapong Jankaew on May 10, 2024. Tapales won the fight via 1st round KO. It's been 1 month and 10 days since this fight.


      Tapales has had a total of three world-title fights till today, which includes winning three world titles and zero successful title defenses. He won two of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Marlon Tapales has fought for world titles in three fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won three belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 8, 2023^Murodjon AkhmadalievSuper-bantamweightWBA (Super), IBFSD
      Jul 17, 2016Pungluang Sor SingyuBantamweightWBOKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Marlon Tapales has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost two titles in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Dec 26, 2023Naoya InoueSuper-bantamweightWBA (Super), IBFKO


      Tapales has fought a total of 42 times till today, which includes 3 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • July 17, 2016: Tapales wins his first world title by defeating Pungluang Sor Singyu via 11th round KO. He is now the WBO bantamweight world champion.

      • April 8, 2023: Tapales becomes a unified super-bantamweight world champion by beating Murodjon Akhmadaliev via 12 round split decision. He now holds the WBA (Super) and IBF super-bantamweight world-champion belts.


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