Kameda title bid fails after first loss of career

May 10, 2015

Kameda title bid fails after first loss of career

Tomoki Kameda came up short in his bid to wrest the WBA bantamweight title away from England’s Jamie McDonnell on Saturday, losing by unanimous decision. Kameda floored McDonnell in the third round at State Farm Arena and felt he had been hard done by ...

Apr 22, 2015

WBO won't authorize Kameda unification bout

The World Boxing Organization announced Tuesday that it would not authorize a proposed unification bout in Texas on May 9 between Japan’s WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda and Britain’s WBA champion Jamie McDonell. The WBO said in a letter emailed to Kameda and posted ...

May 14, 2014

Kameda eyes Vegas fight

WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda is expected to make his second title defense this summer in Las Vegas against top-ranked Pungluang Sor Singyu of Thailand. According to informed sources on Wednesday, Kameda is scheduling to fight July 12 in the Nevada city. He was ...

Mar 12, 2014

Tomoki Kameda leaves for training in Miami

WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda departed for training in Miami on Wednesday, saying his overseas trip will be just what he needs to become a world-class fighter. As things turn out, it is also the perfect opportunity for him to leave behind his troubles ...

Feb 7, 2014

JBC refuses to renew licenses for Kameda Gym, key management

The Japan Boxing Commission said Friday that the gym where the three Kameda brothers, Daiki, Koki and Tomoki, train will be severely punished. Shinji Yoshii, the gym’s chairman, and manager Satoshi Shima will not have their licenses renewed by the JBC over the manner ...

Feb 5, 2014

Tomoki Kameda set to make bantamweight title defense

Tomoki Kameda will make the second defense of his WBO bantamweight crown against top-ranked Thai boxer Pungluang Sorsingyu, the Kameda Gym announced Wednesday. The mandatory bout will be in April or May and held in either Japan or the United States. “I just have ...

Kameda defends WBO bantamweight title

Dec 3, 2013

Kameda defends WBO bantamweight title

World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda beat Namibian challenger Immanuel Naidjala by unanimous decision to retain his title on Tuesday. Judges scored the 12-round title match 117-111, 118-110, 119-109 in favor of the 22-year-old Japanese, who nonetheless failed to live up to his ...

Nov 27, 2013

Tomoki Kameda expresses confidence before title bout

WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda said Wednesday he is brimming with confidence ahead of his first world title defense against sixth-ranked challenger Immanuel Naidjala of Namibia at Osaka’s Bodymaker Colosseum on Dec. 3. Tomoki, the youngest of the three Kameda boxing brothers, said if ...

Boxing: Youngest Kameda brother wins WBO bantamweight crown

Aug 1, 2013

Boxing: Youngest Kameda brother wins WBO bantamweight crown

Japan’s Tomoki Kameda lifted his first world title on Thursday, when he won a unanimous decision over WBO bantamweight champion Paulus Ambunda of Namibia in the Philippines. It was the first world title for Kameda, the youngest of three professional boxing brothers. His oldest ...