Category: OPBF

HENO KEEPS OPBF TITLE, GRABS ABF TITLE FROM SABILLO

STILL THE CHAMPION. Referee Dan Nietes [2nd from lef] raising the hand of Edward Heno [extreme right] with trainer Warren Jaro [extreme left. [Photo courtesy of SCOOP BACOLOD] BACOLOD CITY (FEB. 18) – Power puncher Edward “El Heneral” Heno used his stinging jabs to win against former world champion and […]

MAGALI TO DEFEND OPBF TITLE IN KOREA APRIL 29

By LITO DELOS REYES REIGNING Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight champion Carlo “The Ferocious” Magali of the Philippines will be defending his title on April 29 against Korean challenger Yoon Sung Kim in Yesan City, Korea. This was confirmed by Magali’s trainer Ninolito Jalnaiz of the Highland […]

HENO TO DEFEND OPBF TITLE VS. SABILLO FEB. 17

By LITO DELOS REYES ORIENTAL and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) light flyweight champion Edward “El Heneral” Heno will defend his title against former world champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo on February 17 at 4 p.m. at the Gaisano City Mall in Bacolod City. It will be Heno’s first title defense of […]

MAGALI RETAINS OPBF CROWN VIA 10TH RND TKO

By LITO DELOS REYES CARLO “The Ferocious” Magali landed powerful combinations to score an 10th round technical knockout against Japanese challenger Masatoshi Kotani to retain his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight title Saturday night at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Kotani was first knockdown twice by […]