Tomoki Kameda’s next defense of his WBO bantamweight title will take place, interestingly enough, on his 23rd birthday in support of Saul Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara on July 12.
Tomoki Kameda successfully defended his bantamweight title against Immanuel Naidjala on Tuesday in Osaka, Japan, while older brother Daiki lost a split decision to Liborio Solis.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has been given until Dec. 15 to determine whether he will continue fighting or retire in the wake of October’s announcement of his presidential candidacy in Ukraine.
One of the most popular and polarizing sports figures in Japan, Koki Kameda, spoke to RingTV.com before his Tuesday bantamweight fight with John Mark Apolinario in Tokyo. The multi-division beltholder talked about his fighting family and desire to win titles in five weight classes.