TAPALES HEADS AMBUNDA VS. KAMEDA UNDERCARD LINEUP
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Sun, 16 Jun 2013
CEBU – Marlon ‘The Nightmare’ Tapales of Lanao del Norte will face Fredirex Rodriguez of Bukidnon in the main supporting bout for the WBO world bantamweight title fight between champion Paulus Ambunda of Namibia and challenger Tomoki Kameda of Japan on August 1 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel.
Tapales (22W-2L, 9 KO’s) has bounced back from his majority decision loss to David Sanchez in Mexico to stop Ruben Manakane of Indonesia in four rounds in a fight held in Japan last May. Rodriguez (11W-2L-1D, 8 KO’s) won the WBO Asia-Pacific bantamweight title last August 2012 with a fifth round knockout win over Vincent Palicte in Mandaluyong City.
Kameda is here in Cebu and sparred with Philippine junior bantamweight champion Marco Demecillo last Saturday at the RWS Gym which was witnessed by members of the Cebu boxing media. Tomoki aspires to match the feat of his world champion brothers – Koki, the WBA bantamweight champion and Daiki, a former WBA flyweight champion. This will be the first world title attempt for Tomoki.
There are eight more bouts penned on the undercard: Gerpaul ‘Captain Hook’ Valero vs Daryl Basadre (10 rounds), Ardie Boyose vs Jay-R Mendoza (10 rounds), Jack ‘Golden Boy’ Tepora vs Anthony Galigao (8 rounds), Neil John Tabanao vs Charlie Pucdol (6 rounds), Jonathan Francisco vs Richard Rosales (6 rounds), Joey Canoy vs Marwin Cristota (6 rounds), Andrew Palas vs Richel Rosales (4 rounds) and Joyjoy Pormentera vs Dante Rosales (4 rounds).
Photo: Tomoki Kameda works out at the Wakee Salud Gym in Cebu City on Saturday, June 15.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Rene Bonsubre, Jr..
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|KONCZ DENIES REPORT OF FILIPINO BOXERS ON PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER UNDERCAR|
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 21 Apr 2015IBO SUSPENSION OF PROMOTER OF LORETO-JOYI TITLE REMATCH FOR NON-PAYMENT OF BOXERS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 21 Apr 2015Bryant Jennings Arrives in NYC for Klitschko Clash
By , Tue, 21 Apr 2015SYSTEM BREAKDOWN FORCES CANCELLATION OF PACQUIAO’S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CALL
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 21 Apr 2015147-Pound Weight Class Takes Center Stage Again For Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Super Fight
By , Tue, 21 Apr 2015This is what boxing lives for
By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 21 Apr 2015FAN FAVORITES ROBERTO GARCIA & ARTUR SZPILKA SHINE AT UIC PAVILION IN CHICAGO ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24
By , Tue, 21 Apr 2015Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Greg Cohen Promotions Proudly Announce 'Championship Boxing on CBS Sports Network'
By , Tue, 21 Apr 2015Mendon Twin Drive-In to show UFC 186 this Saturday night
By , Tue, 21 Apr 2015Jimmy Slattery book author Rick Blake to be Ring 8 Guest Speaker Tuesday night in New York
By , Tue, 21 Apr 2015Four Pinoy boxers still need visas for Pacquiao-Mayweather fight
By Lito delos Reyes, Tue, 21 Apr 2015NBA Playoffs -- Cavs roll behind Irving, Love
By Rex Alba, Tue, 21 Apr 2015NBA Playoffs -- Clips trounce Spurs, 107-92, take Game 1
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, Tue, 21 Apr 2015PACQUIAO TALKS ABOUT THE LOSS TO MARQUEZ
By Eddie Alinea, Mon, 20 Apr 2015Mayweather v Pacquiao: “Glittering Prize and a pot of Gold ”
By Gary Todd, Mon, 20 Apr 2015GESTA PREPS HARD FOR MOLINA CLASH
By Rich Mazon , Mon, 20 Apr 2015IBO CHAMPION LORETO STILL HASN’T BEEN PAID BY SOUTH AFRICAN PROMOTER
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 20 Apr 2015World boxing champ Loreto gets recognition from city gov't
By Lito delos Reyes, Mon, 20 Apr 2015FIFTY SHADES OF PACQUIAO
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, Mon, 20 Apr 2015Hogan Outworks Brunson on CBS Sports Network Night of Boxing
By , Mon, 20 Apr 2015Asia Victorious in Dramatic Finale of AM8.com Queens Cup
By , Mon, 20 Apr 2015PACQUIAO WILL BEAT UP MAYWEATHER – PENALOSA
By Eddie Alinea, Mon, 20 Apr 2015NBA Playoffs -- Rockets burn Mavs, seize Game 1
By Franco Ching Alsay, Mon, 20 Apr 2015NBA -- It's definitely playoffs time
By Kristy Gonowon, Mon, 20 Apr 2015