Ryosuke Iwasa wins IBF super bantamweight interim title bout

More Sports / Boxing Dec 8, 2019

Ryosuke Iwasa wins IBF super bantamweight interim title bout

Ryosuke Iwasa claimed the IBF super bantamweight interim title on Saturday after beating Filipino Marlon Tapales by technical knockout. The 29-year-old southpaw downed Tapales in the 11th round before the referee stopped the match at Barclays Center in New York. "I'm full of emotion. I had ...

More Sports / Boxing Feb 22, 2017

Omori to fight for WBO bantamweight title

Japanese seventh-ranked challenger Shohei Omori will get a crack at Filipino champion Marlon Tapales for the WBO bantamweight title at Osaka's Edion Arena on April 23, his WOZ gym announced on Wednesday. Omori, 24, will be taking his first shot at a world title and ...

More Sports / Boxing Nov 12, 2016

Bantamweight Inoue sidelined with hand injury

Takuma Inoue will miss his first world title bout against WBO bantamweight champion Marlon Tapales of the Philippines with a right fist injury, Ohashi gym announced Saturday. Inoue, 20, was hurt during a sparring session and will need surgery, according to the gym. Inoue, along ...