The pride of Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte, Marlon Tapales stopped Hiroaki Teshigawara of Japan in the 2nd round in an IBF super bantamweight title eliminator in the Nonito Donaire-Reymart Gaballo undercard last Saturday, December 11 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson City, California, USA to move closer to another title shot.

The 29-year-old Tapales dropped Teshigawara twice in round one and finished him with a left hook just six seconds into round two.

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Tapales previously held the WBO Bantamweight title in 2016 before he was stripped of the title a year later after failing to make the weight for his first defense.

Watch some clips of the fight below.

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