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 ...

More Sports / Boxing Apr 25, 2014

JBC nixes Kameda Gym license request

The Japan Boxing Commission said Friday it has rejected a fresh request from the Kameda Gym to renew the licenses of its chairman Shinji Yoshii and manager Satoshi Shima. The JBC had announced in February it would not permit the renewal of the licenses of ...

More Sports / Boxing Mar 19, 2014

Daiki Kameda to return IBF super flyweight title belt

Daiki Kameda, who controversially retained his IBF super flyweight crown despite a defeat last December, said Wednesday that he is returning the belt. "It's bad since I lost. This I admit," said Kameda at Narita airport before departing for training in the United States. "I ...

More Sports Dec 17, 2013

Kameda camp interrogated over title fight outcome

The Japan Boxing Commission on Tuesday questioned representatives of boxer Daiki Kameda about how the fighter retained his IBF super flyweight title despite losing his fight on Dec. 3. "We only listened to explanations," said JBC secretary general Ken Morita. "Now we will check to ...