Tag: Brico Santig

RAQUINEL KOS NAKAYAMA TO WIN OPBF FLYWEIGHT TITLE

Referee Toshio Sugiyama raises the hand of new OPBF flyweight champion Jar Raquinel with trainer Allan Alegria. TEXT BY LITO DELOS REYES PHOTOS BY OBE YASUSHI FILIPINO challenger Jayr Raquinel landed a solid straight to knockout defending Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) flyweight champion Keisuke Nakayama in the 9th […]

DACQUEL ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA FOR UNIFICATION TITLE FIGHT FEB. 22

By LITO DELOS REYES ORIENTAL and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super flyweight champion Rene “Commander” Dacquel arrived in Sydney, Australia on Monday for his unification title fight with unbeaten WBA Oceania super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney on February 24 at the Town Hall, St. Kilda. He is being accompanied by […]

LORETO TKOS GARDE IN 4TH ROUND

FORMER world champion Rey “Hitman” Loreto with his supporter Naris Singwancha of Thailand in a file photo taken at the MP Highland Boxing Gym in Manila. By LITO DELOS REYES BACOLOD CITY (FEB. 18) – Former International Boxing Organization (IBO) world light flyweight champion Rey “Hitman” Loreto landed powerful combinations […]

HENO, SABILLO MAKE WEIGHTS IN BACOLOD

By LITO DELOS REYES PRESCON. (L to R) OPBF light flyweight champion Edward Heno, OPBF secretary-general Ramon Guanzon, promoter Brico Santig of Highland Boxing International Promotion and ABF light flyweight champion Merlito Sabillo. BACOLOD CITY (Feb. 16) – Reigning Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) light flyweight champion Edward “El […]

EX-WORLD CHAMP LORETO TO FIGHT AGAIN ON FEB. 17 IN BACOLOD

By LITO DELOS REYES FORMER world champion Rey “Hitman” Loreto (23W-14L-0D, 15 KOs) of Davao City is fighting again, seven months later after he lost his bid for the world title in Thailand. Loreto, a former International Boxing Council (IBO) World light flyweight title-holder, is facing former World Boxing Federation […]