Tag: Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation

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 […]

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 […]

TAKANO FIGHTS AMBALONG FOR INTERIM OPBF CROWN JAN. 21

By LITO DELOS REYES PHILIPPINES — A Japanese female model-boxer will be fighting against a Pinay fighter for the interim Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) female bantamweight title on January 21 at the Gaisano Mall Atrium in General Santos City. Tomoni Takano, a former OPBF female super bantamweight champion […]

DUTERTE COMMENDS OPBF, PROUD OF PH’S LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE IN BOXING

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has commended the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) for providing an opportunity for aspiring boxers to achieve their dreams. Duterte sent his message during the 55th OPBF annual convention held Nov. 9-12 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. “The commitment of the organization to boxing throughout the […]