The bout, which took place Bacolod City, was a huge step up in clss for Heno though he managed tocome out on top, taking a split decision over Sabillo. The scores for the bout were 119-109 and 118-110 to Heno whilst the third judge managed to have the contest 116-112 to Sabillo, going massively against the other two judges.
For Heno the win boosts his chance of moving towards a world title fight, and even prior to today's contesthe was ranked in the top 15 of all 4 major world title bodies, with the WBO actually placing Sabillo higher than Heno who will likely move into the top 10 when their rankings are next updated.
As for Sabillo the future is pretty bleak, even if the result was "only" a split decision loss. The 34 year old has scored just 4 wins in the last 4 years, going 4-5 during that time, and has failed in 3 shots at OPBF titles during that run. At the age of 34 it's hard to see where Sabillo will go next.