More Sports / Boxing Mar 31, 2022

Japan Boxing Commission to dissolve due to financial issues

The Japan Boxing Commission, which oversees professional bouts in the country, will be dissolved because of financial difficulties, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday. The move is expected to be announced at a board meeting later in the day, with discussions under way ...

More Sports / Boxing Jul 20, 2017

Japan Boxing Commission, Kameda Gym complete settlement

Fighters with the controversial Kameda Gym could soon be back on Japan's pro boxing scene following an announcement by the Japan Boxing Commission. The JBC said Wednesday it had reached a settlement after it was sued by the gym's chairman, Shinji Yoshii, and its manager, ...

Yamanaka receives JBC's Boxer of the Year award

More Sports / Boxing Feb 10, 2017

Yamanaka receives JBC's Boxer of the Year award

Unbeaten WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka was named the 2016 Boxer of the Year on Friday by the Japan Boxing Commission. Yamanaka, who also won the annual award three years ago, is second only to former WBA light flyweight champ Yoko Gushiken (13) in consecutive ...

More Sports / Boxing Dec 27, 2014

Kameda Gym management sues Japan Boxing Commission

The company that manages the three boxing Kameda brothers said Saturday that the management of their Kameda Gym have filed a suit against the Japan Boxing Commission, claiming the gym's de facto suspension is unreasonable. The suit was filed with the Tokyo District Court by ...