WBA orders Kameda to fight super champ Moreno

Kyodo

WBA bantamweight super champion Anselmo Moreno of Panama and Japan’s regular bantamweight world champion Koki Kameda have been summoned to negotiate a mandatory fight for the outright championship of the division, the World Boxing Association said on its official Website.

Both parties have until Sept. 27 to negotiate a deal, the WBA said. The fight will be open to purse bid if both sides fail to reach an agreement.

The 28-year-old Moreno has defended the title 11 times. He was promoted to super champion in 2010 after his seventh defense.

Kameda won a unanimous decision over Alexander Munoz of Venezuela to claim the vacant WBA bantamweight crown in December 2010.

In July, he successfully defended the belt for a seventh time, winning by unanimous decision against third-ranked challenger John Mark Apolinario of the Philippines.

==Kyodo