Philippines, 20 Dec 2014
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


Tapales expressed disappointment over alleged “hometown decision” defeat in Mexico


PhilBoxing.com




Marlon Tapales expressed disappointment after his close Majority Decision defeat against Mexican David Sanchez in Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico.

The young prospect from Tubod, Lanao Del Norte called the outcome, a “hometown decision” for his Mexican counterpart.

“Binigay ko na lahat kaso natalo ako (ng) home town decision. Pero ok lang po, ganyan talaga ang laro, dasal na lang ako na may iba pang laban na ganoon (I gave it my all but I lost from a hometown decision. But it is okay, that is part of the game, I will just pray that I will be able to get another fight like that)," Tapales told this Philboxing.com writer moments after his bout.

Tapales lost to Sanchez via scores of 116-112, 115-113 from two judges at ringside. A third judge had the fight even at 114-114 for both fighters.

His trainer, Coach Juanito Ablaca is also upset after the announcement was made according to Tapales, but the 20 year old boxer consoled his trainer.

“Galit siya, pero sinabihan ko lang na ganoon talaga ang laban.”
(He was angry, but I told him that that is the way it is.) said Tapales.

Tapales just bowed his head down after hearing the announcer declare Sanchez the winner of their 12 round battle for the vacant WBC Silver Junior Bantam belt. He knows that there is little he can do to alter the declared results of the bout.

“Wala lang yumuko na lang ako, tanggap ko naman. Kahit na ano pang gawin ko ganoon naman talaga ang desisyon nila,hindi na yon mabago” (I just bowed down, I accept it. Whatever I do, I can not change their decision), expressed Tapales.

Tapales admitted that the decision hurts because he has sacrificed a lot for this fight. He pulled out of a scheduled fight in Cebu to take this fight in two weeks’ notice, arriving in Mexico just days before the bout.

The Mindanao born fighter remains hopeful that he will be given another chance to land a big fight such as this in the future.

Tapales also apologizes to his countrymen in the Philippines after his disappointing loss.

“Hindi ko sinasadya kasi sa tingin ko talaga nanalo ako sa decision at alam ko na may hometown (I did not intend to lose, I thought I won but I think it was a hometown decision for him),"
Tapales said.

“Gusto kong maglaban kami ulit, kahit saan pa (I want us to fight again, wherever it may be)," expressed Tapales.


You can reach the author at rrmaze24@aol.com.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rich Mazon .


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Thomas Dulorme Gives Back To His Community in Puerto Rico
    By , Sat, 20 Dec 2014
  • NBA -- Warriors top Thunder in wild west duel
    By Joan Secuya-Medida, Sat, 20 Dec 2014
  • NBA -- Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks
    By Mariano Cueva, Sat, 20 Dec 2014
  • ALA-COBRA: LABORDO STOPS TOYCO IN ILO-ILO
    By , Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • DENVER CUELLO TO FIGHT CARLOS ORTEGA IN TITLE ELIMINATOR
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • DENNIS LAURENTE WINS OPBF LT.MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE WITH 6TH ROUND TKO
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • BERMANE STIVERNE, DEONTAY WILDER AND DON KING INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS
    By , Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
    By , Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • Rejuvenated Antonio Tarver Calls out David Haye
    By , Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • MILWAUKEE’S LARRY SANDERS SUSPENDED
    By , Fri, 19 Dec 2014
  • PACQUIAO INVITED TO A GATHERING OF 100,000 CHRISTIANS IN CEBU
    By Tonton Alcos-Antogop, Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • ONE FC: DYNASTY OF CHAMPIONS OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS
    By , Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • NBA --Hawks exact revenge, pounce on Cavaliers, 127-98
    By Jose Carlos Monroy, Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • LABORDO VS TOYCO IN ILO-ILO ALA-COBRA CARD
    By , Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY MANNY PACQUIAO!
    By , Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • TOURNAMENT TO DETERMINE MAYWEATHER”S CHALLENGER IS UTTERLY STUPID!
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • DENVER CUELLO RANKED NO.1 MINI FLYWEIGHT BY THE WBC
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • Viloria can’t wait for Estrada rematch
    By Joaquin Henson, Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • Time to junk cowards and puppets
    By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • JO JO DAN vs. KEVIN BIZIER, ARTUR BETERBIEV vs. JEFF PAGE JR. DEC.19 UNDERCARD PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • Gary Russell Jr. To Face Christopher Martin In New Co-Feature This Saturday, Dec. 20, On Showtime Boxing On Showtime Extrememe®
    By , Thu, 18 Dec 2014
  • Filipinos Legaspi and Silvano Score Epic Win Over Chang and Hsu, 11-10, Cop MP Cup 10-Ball Doubles Title
    By , Wed, 17 Dec 2014
  • ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Wed, 17 Dec 2014
  • KOMANISI BLASTS HOMETOWN FANS FOR CHEERING FOR FILIPINO ROLI GASCA IN TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 17 Dec 2014


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2014 philboxing.com.