Tanada, Yap, and Sabillo faces Japanese foes for OPBF titles


3 Filipinos including Allan Tanada, Mark John Yap and  Merlito Sabillo to fight for the OPBF titles on November 11, 2016 at Central Gym Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.


Former OPBF super featherweight champion from the Philippines, Allan Tanada (14W-5L, 6KO)is set to face the OPBF lightweight champion and ranked no. 24th in the world the undefeated Japanese Masayoshi Nakatani (12W, 7KO).

Filipino 27 years old from Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines Mark John Yap (24W-12L, 10KO) will face the hard-hitting Japanese Takahiro Yamamoto (18W-4L, 15KO) for the OPBF bantamweight title.

Former WBO World minimumweight champion Merlito Sabillo (25W-3L, 12KO) of Toboso, Negros Occidental, Philippines, faces ranked no. 13th minimumweight fighter in the world, the 21 years old from Sakai, Osaka, Japan, Ryuya Yamanaka (12W-2L, 3KO) for the vacant OPBF minimumweight title.

All title fights scheduled in One day November 11, 2016. Philippines vs Japan.