Tag: OPBF

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]