Aug 31, 2015

Kono, Kameda to square off in title bout

WBA super flyweight champion Kohei Kono will take on second-ranked Koki Kameda on Oct. 16 in Chicago, the Watanabe Boxing Gym announced Monday. The WBA ordered both camps to hold a mandatory world title match in March, but Kameda, along with his two younger ...

May 13, 2015

Kono, Kameda in talks for title match

Arrangements are being made for a title match between WBA super flyweight champion Kohei Kono and No.2 ranked Koki Kameda to fight in the United States this summer, the Watanabe Boxing Gym said Wednesday. “We haven’t worked out all the details of the conditions ...

Mar 7, 2015

WBA pressures Kameda, Kono

The World Boxing Association has ordered champion Kohei Kono and second-ranked Koki Kameda to begin negotiations for their mandatory super flyweight title fight. The championships committee, chaired by Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, announced the decision on Thursday. The parties have 30 days to reach an ...

Jul 4, 2014

Boxer Koki Kameda joining United Gym

With his own gym under sanctions from the Japan Boxing Commission, 27-year-old former world champion Koki Kameda announced Friday he will move to another gym. Kameda had been unable to fight in Japan since the JBC has refused to renew the licenses of those ...

Oct 8, 2013

Koki Kameda to fight world title bout abroad for 1st time

WBA bantamweight champion Koki Kameda’s first overseas world title fight is set for Nov. 19 in Jeju, South Korea, against 13th-ranked Son Jung Oh, organizers announced Tuesday. Only three Japanese boxers have successfully defended their title abroad, including Takashi Miura who retained the WBC ...

Aug 30, 2013

WBA orders Kameda to fight super champ Moreno

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 ...

Koki Kameda defends bantamweight title

Jul 23, 2013

Koki Kameda defends bantamweight title

Koki Kameda successfully defended his WBA bantamweight title for a seventh time on Tuesday, winning by unanimous decision against third-ranked challenger John Mark Apolinario of the Philippines. Kameda won a razor-thin split decision over Panomroonglek Kaiyanghadaogym of Thailand in April, but he put in ...