• Kyodo


Former WBO bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda said Thursday he is hopeful he can make a swift return before home fans after he was issued a license by the Japan Boxing Commission.

The youngest of the three Kameda brothers, Tomoki, 25, and his now-retired older brothers Koki and Daiki had been barred by the JBC from fighting in Japan in 2014 after their old Kameda Gym was decertified following a controversy regarding Daiki’s world-title fight in late 2013.

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