SANCHEZ VOWS TO DESTROY TAPALES IN WBC SILVER TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz
Wed, 20 Feb 2013
Hard-hitting Mexican David “Tornado” Sanchez has vowed to destroy Filipino Marlon Tapales in their WBC bantamweight Silver title fight at the Sonora State Gymnasium in Hermosillo, Mexico on Sunday, Manila Time.
Sanchez who has a record of 21-2-2 with 16 knockouts paid a courtesy call on Mayor Alejandro Lopez Caballero and later told the WBC website “It was a nice chat. I thanked him for all his support and for hosting this fight in Hermosillo. I wanted him to know he has been key to my career.”
Sanchez said he “respects his rival (Tapales) but once the bell rings I will destroy him and the victory will be mine.”
The 20 year old Tapales has a record of 20-1-with 7 knockouts and is more of a boxer than a big puncher.
A fighter from the stable of Rex “Wakee” Salud, Tapales is in Mexico with veteran trainer Juanito Ablaca who reportedly told Mexican media that Tapales is there to win and take the belt back to the Philippines.
The regular WBC bantamweight champion is Japan’s 30 year old undefeated southpaw Shinsuke Yamanaka (17-0-2, 12 KOs) who will defend his title against former WBC flyweight champion and OPBF bantamweight champion Malcom “Eagle Eye” Tunacao himself a southpaw with a record of 32-2-3, with 20 knockouts in Tokyo on April 8.
Photo: David 'Tornado' Sanchez on the left.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|Moralde to fight for WBC world youth title|
By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 27 May 2015INDIA PLUNGES INTO PRO BOXING WITH WBC ASIAN BOXING COUNCIL TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 May 201512 bouts in Tibay ng Pinoy 8
By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 27 May 2015LOCKED 'N' LOADED FOR RING RETURN
By , Wed, 27 May 2015MELINDO WON’T UNDERESTIMATE IBF CHAMPION MENDOZA, PROMISES A GOOD FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 May 2015SA PRESIDENT ZUMA ACTS ON UNPAID PINOY BOXERS
By , Wed, 27 May 2015Pacquiao nixes inclusion of Sarangani in proposed Bangsamoro territory
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Wed, 27 May 2015PARRENAS TRAINS IN UNUSUAL GEAR TO IMPROVE HIGH ALTITUDE PERFORMANCE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 May 2015Lightweight Prospect & Former Olympian Cesar Villarraga in Action this Friday
By , Wed, 27 May 2015NBA Playoffs -- Rockets fend off elimination, take Game 4, 128-115
By Franco Ching Alsay, Wed, 27 May 2015GERVONTA “TANK” DAVIS WINS BY FIRST ROUND KNOCKOUT, REMAINS UNDEFEATED
By , Wed, 27 May 2015Andrey Fedosov & John Thompson crowned Boxcino champions with stoppage wins
By , Wed, 27 May 2015THIS SATURDAY! Felix Verdejo Bronx Public Workout & Fan Session - 1 PM
By , Wed, 27 May 2015ROBERT "THE GHOST" GUERRERO TRAINING CAMP UPDATE
By , Wed, 27 May 2015Tureano Johnson providing great sparring for Daniel Geale
By , Wed, 27 May 2015RESULTS OF MAASIN CITY OPEN INVITATIONAL BOXING TOURNAMENT
By Maloney L. Samaco, Wed, 27 May 2015Lightweight Contender Tony Luis to Serve on Broadcast Commentary Team on CBS Sports Network, this Friday, May 29, in Memphis
By , Wed, 27 May 2015Seconds Out Promotions Signs Light Heavyweight Powerhouse Marcus Oliveira to a Promotional Agreement
By , Wed, 27 May 2015NBA Playoffs -- Cavs survive OT scare, up 3-0 in East Finals
By Rex Alba, Wed, 27 May 2015TRONGO OUT OF ELORDE FIGHT CARD AS MEXICAN OPPOINENT SUFFERS INJURY IN TRAINING
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 26 May 2015MELINDO SHARPLY FOCUSED FOR MENDOZA TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 25 May 2015DONAIRE SHUNS TITLE ELIMINATOR VS HUGO RUIZ, LOOKS AT POSSIBLE WBA TITLE FIGHT VS QUIGG
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 25 May 2015WARRIORS ONE GAME AWAY FROM NBA FINALS
By , Mon, 25 May 2015BRITAIN’S OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST DEGALE BEATS DIRRELL FOR WORLD TITLE AND CREATES HISTORY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Sun, 24 May 2015