Kameda looks back at career with pride

Nov 5, 2015

Kameda looks back at career with pride

Former WBA flyweight and ex-IBF super flyweight champion Daiki Kameda on Thursday described his boxing career as “the best” after deciding to retire because of an eye injury. Kameda, the second eldest of the three Kameda boxing brothers, has decided to step down from ...

Kameda unwavering in decision to retire from boxing

Oct 19, 2015

Kameda unwavering in decision to retire from boxing

Boxer Koki Kameda returned to Japan on Monday and reiterated his intention to retire following his defeat to Kohei Kono on Friday in a WBA superflyweight title match in Chicago. “Frankly, I’m confident I can still compete,” the 28-year-old said at Narita airport. “However, ...

Kono beats Kameda to keep WBA crown

Oct 17, 2015

Kono beats Kameda to keep WBA crown

Kohei Kono survived a punishing low blow in the early rounds to retain his WBA super flyweight title on Friday night with a unanimous 12-round decision over compatriot Koki Kameda. Kono (31-8-1, 13 KOs) knocked Kameda down with a straight right hand in the ...

Kameda, Kono ready for U.S. clash

Oct 15, 2015

Kameda, Kono ready for U.S. clash

Three-time world champion Koki Kameda challenges reigning World Boxing Association super flyweight champion Kohei Kono on Friday in the first title bout between Japanese fighters staged in the United States. Kameda, a 28-year-old southpaw nicknamed “The Fist of Osaka,” has won 11 fights in ...

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 ...