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 ...

More Sports / Boxing 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 who ...