British bantamweight Jamie McDonnell will venture to Texas for the second time in four months to fight Tomoki Kameda on Sept. 12 in Corpus Christi.
British bantamweight Jamie McDonnell stepped out of the shadows with a signature victory over the previously unbeaten Tomoki Kameda.
This Saturday Britain’s Jamie McDonnell faces off against the exciting Tomoki Kameda in Texas and the 29-year-old will be hoping that the bantamweight bout provides significantly fewer shocks than what he’s encountered during a tumultuous build-up.
Former WBC lightweight champion Omar Figueroa will meet former two-division titleholder Ricky Burns in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas.
British bantamweight standout Jamie McDonnell meets late replacement Javier Chacon in Liverpool, England, on Saturday. If McDonnell wins, he says a he’ll get a showdown with unbeaten WBO titleholder Koki Kameda in the U.S. next spring.
Action pics from Chicago for bantamweights Tomoki Kameda vs. Alejandro Hernandez; light heavyweights Andrzej Fonfara vs. Doudou Ngumbu; and bantamweights Koki Kameda vs. Omar Salado. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Tomoki Kameda defended his WBO bantamweight title with a split decision over Alejandro Hernandez on the Fonfara-Ngumbu undercard on Saturday in Chicago. Kameda won by tallies of 115-113, 115-113, 113-115, in a bout that wasn’t as close as the official scores indicated.
British bantamweight contender Jamie McDonnell has signed to face WBO beltholder Tomoki Kameda next year should each get beyond their next opponent, representatives of both fighters told RingTV.com. Kameda, who fights Saturday, has not yet signed but has agreed to terms.
Former light heavyweight title challenger Andrzej Fonfara hopes a win over Doudou Ngumbu on Nov. 1 will pave the way to a rematch against RING champion Adonis Stevenson.
Andrzej Fonfara will return to the UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Nov. 1 and the front-runner to face him is Roberto Bolonti, sources have told RingTV.com. The light heavyweight bout between former title challengers may headline a Showtime quadruple-header featuring Tomoki Kameda, Roberto Garcia and Caleb Truax.
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Fresh off his U.S. debut with a seventh-round knockout of Pungluang Sor Singyu in July, WBO bantamweight titleholder Tomoki Kameda could be headed for UIC Pavilion to face Mexican veteran Alejandro Hernandez.
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