Tag: OPBF

GAB Chairman Mitra Rejects OPBF Decision to Strip Mark John Yap of his OPBF Title (COMPLETE REPORT)

By Carlos Costa Why was Filipino bantamweight Mark John Yap stripped of his OPBF Championship Title? That is the question that GAB Chairman Abraham Baham Mitra wants answered as possible, as the man in charge of Filipino pro boxing launches a formal inquiry into why the Pinoy boxer born in […]

ABDUGOFUROV RETAINS WBC TITLE

Sharma Devaiah Uzbekistan’s Azizbek Abdugofurov proved his resiliency in a grueling twelve round battle to deny China’s Wuzhati Nuerlang a third title for the World Boxing Council Silver Super Middleweight bout at the World Boxing Convention held at Pasay City, Philippines on November 18. Dubbed as Triple A, Azizbek’s body […]

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 […]

MOLONEY DETHRONES DACQUEL, GRABS OPBF SUPER FLY TITLE

New OPBF super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney (right) with dethroned champion Rene Dacquel. (Photos by BRICO SANTIG) By LITO DELOS REYES AUSSIE Andrew “The Monster” Moloney landed more telling blows to dethrone defending champion Rene “Commander”” Dacquel of the Philippines via a unanimous decision in their unification title fight held […]

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 […]