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Pinoy Heno drops world boxing title bid

Oct 25, 2019 - 7:51 PM

Filipino fighter Edward Heno pushes Mexican champion Elwin Soto to the limit before yielding a close decision

STRONG SHOWING. Edward Heno (right) proves to be a worthy challenger. File photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Slow starter Heno challenges Soto for world crown in California

Oct 08, 2019 - 9:31 PM

Edward Heno sets his sights on becoming the next Filipino world champion

NEW CHALLENGE. Edward Heno is set to fight Mexican Elwin Soto for the WBO junior flyweight title. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

WATCH: Ten best knockouts of Pinoy boxing in 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:00 PM

A look back at the most destructive knockouts by Filipino boxers in 2017

HEAVY HITTERS. Romero Duno had one of the most destructive KOs of Pinoy boxing in 2017. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

Edward Heno reinstated as OPBF champion

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:35 PM

The OPBF rules 'that it is only fair that the champion be reinstated' after two fighters withdraw from a vacant title fight

CHAMPION AGAIN. "Everybody woke up on the right side of bed I guess," said Heno's manager after he was handed back his championship. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Why Filipino boxer Edward Heno was stripped of OPBF belt a month after he won it

Oct 13, 2017 - 1:56 PM

It took two tries for Edward Heno to win the OPBF junior flyweight title, but he lost it before he even had a chance to defend the belt

STRIPPED. Edward Heno was stripped of the OPBF junior flyweight title for not fighting at the OPBF convention in November, just two months after winning the title. Photo from Heno's Facebook

Heno erases doubt, gets OPBF belt with win over Japanese foe

Sep 11, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Edward Heno is the new OPBF light flyweight titleholder after finishing Seita Ogido at 1:35 of round 7

OPBF CHAMP. There was no dispute over the OPBF title this time around as Edward Heno finished matters inside the distance. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Boxing: Heno blasts Ganoza with Hamed-esque uppercut in 9th round

Mar 20, 2017 - 2:15 AM

Edward Heno scores the biggest win of his young career knocking out Cris Ganoza in a battle of unbeatens

BATTLE OF UNBEATENS. Edward "Fighting" Heno put the final touches on his knockout win over Cris Ganoza with a leaping right uppercut which looks pulled from Prince Naseem Hamed's strategy guide. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler