He joined Tomoki and oldest brother Koki—both of whom held bantamweight titles—in a feat that will likely never be matched, as three brother simultaneously enjoyed title reigns. The Kameda’s were so controversial that following the controversy, a then 15-year old Tomoki left Japan to live and train in Mexico.
Practically Mexican. He made his pro debut in Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico, in November 2008, at the age of 17, gaining a second-round knockout of Alejandro Moreno. At the age of 15, Tomoki Kameda relocated to Mexico in order to learn from Mexican boxing experts. “All that I ask, you claim you’re a champion and you are a proud Mexican, right? He now gets to fight for the real thing versus Mexico’s Vargas (33-0, 22KOs), whom has held a super bantamweight title for more than two years and is generally regarded as the best 122-pound boxer in the world today. Whyte Doubts Wilder Will Fight Again: He's a Coward and a Disgrace!
Kameda has actually spent more time in Mexico—to where he relocated at age 15—than has in his native Japan, though all of his biggest moments to date have taken place in Asia. He's still, technically, with out a gym in Japan, but with the current hiatus due to coronavirus that's not really an issue right now, and it appears that whatever talks were on going with Green Tsuda weren't complete, or haven't been completed yet. Gervonta Davis: Everybody Knows I'm Number One And I Showed It! Vargas is not that good. It rendered moot, as he suffered his first career loss in dropping a highly questionable 12-round decision. Nothing fake about Kameda. Tomoki’s reign ran for nearly two years, ending with a whimper as he was stripped of his title for entering a May 2015 bout with WBA secondary title claimant Jamie McDonnell, which was discouraged by the WBO whose belt Kameda held at the time. The youngest of Japan’s most notable fighting family, he looks to join older brothers Koki and Daiki as multi-division titlists in the pro ranks as he challenges unbeaten 122-pound titlist Rey Vargas this Saturday live on DAZN from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. “I’m very excited to be fighting here in the United States, especially here in Los Angeles where there is a huge population of Mexican and Japanese boxing fans,” Kameda (36-2, 20KOs), who turns 28 on Friday, said during Thursday’s final pre-fight press conference. 49.3k Followers, 292 Following, 787 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from 亀田和毅/Tomoki Kameda (@tomokikameda) Vladimir Myshev Boxes Past Alexander Cazares For Decision Win, Joseph Diaz, Tevin Farmer Await Fight Date For Title Fight Rematch, Okolie vs. Glowacki Finalized For Joshua-Pulev Undercard, Devin Haney Continues Grind For Gamboa Defense, Tyson Fury Promoter: Agit Kabayel Has 24 Hours To Sign Contract, Munguia: We Worked On That Uppercut, Erik Morales Really Loves That Punch, Hiroto Kyoguchi Tests Positive For COVID, Title Fight Postponed After Weigh-In, Tyson, Jones Unhappy With Two Minute Rounds - "That's For Women", Mayweather: Tank Is The Top Dog; We Don't Wanna Call Different Names Out, Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz: Afterthoughts, Savannah Marshall: I've Battered Shields' Best Mate, Claressa Couldn't Do That, Yulihan Luna Busts Up Mariana Juarez To Capture WBC Title, Tommy Fury Expects Big Improvements From SugarHill Training, Kambosos Motivated After Selby Win, Aims For Teofimo Lopez, Inoue vs. Casimero Unification Very Possible For Early 2021, Says Arum, Israel Mercado Decisions Mike Sanchez Over Eight in Corona, Usyk's Second Heavyweight Win Produces More Questions Than Answers, Amir Khan Pumped To Be Running WBC Middle East Council, Eddie Hearn Reacts To Kell Brook Questioning His Loyalty, Arum: Wilder Mimicking Donald Trump, Blaming Everyone But Himself, Gervonta Davis: I'm Just Glad Leo Is Safe & Can Go Home To His Family, Euro News: Kevin Lerena, Viktor Faust, Arsen Goulamirian, More, Tommy McCarthy: Next Year I Would Love To Fight Mairis Briedis, Inoue: Oubaali-Donaire Winner For WBC Title, Then Casimero For WBO Are In My Sights, George Kambosos Inches Closer To Title Shot, Beats Lee Selby, Oleksandr Usyk, Derek Chisora - Share Food in Aftermath. This is another instance, another saga in the drama that is the Kameda family and the JBC. All Rights Reserved.
[QUOTE=Griever0730;19894935]VERY marketable being Japanese in the Mexican market. Tomoki Kameda adapted quickly to Mexican culture in and out of the ring that he’s spent nearly half of his life known as El Mexicanito. Whyte Slams Chisora's Corner: He Needs Proper Boxing Coaches! The Kamedas added a second record just one month later, with middle brother Daiki becoming a two-division titlist in claiming a super flyweight belt. “I respect all opponents, including Rey Vargas,” insists Kameda, who looks to avenge an amateur loss from 2007 while also seeking to become a two-division titlist. Tomoki Kameda adapted quickly to Mexican culture in and out of the ring that he’s spent nearly half of his life known as El Mexicanito. TM & © 2020 BoxingScene. Kameda and his wife have been married since 2015. It’s how he managed to earn the respect of his adopted countryman in Mexico—and is prepared to represent the boxing-rich nation even against one of its own. The literal translation is the ‘The Little Mexican’, though there isn’t anything small about Kameda’s accomplishments throughout his boxing lifetime, pro or amateur. Kameda … this is a damn good fight :boxing: Kameda is legit, Vargas is huge and long but I still don't trust his whiskers. May the best man win. What wasn’t comfortable for […] Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City W. UD Well, then fight like a proud Mexican champion (on Saturday).”, Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. It was a fresh start for Tomoki Kameda against Jamie McDonnell, but the end result was—painfully—the same.
Sep 06, 2015 / McDonnell vs Kameda, Tomoki Kameda, Jamie McDonnell Jamie McDonnell retains world title in rematch with Tomoki Kameda. Kameda To Rey Vargas: You Are a Proud Mexican? [QUOTE=DuckAdonis;19895590]Kameda is capable of hurting Vargas[/QUOTE] As much occurred in their rematch just four months later, having since won five straight including a 12-round win over Abigail Medina last November to claim a secondary title at super bantamweight. CARSON, California — It wasn’t the kind of stirring action fight we’ve come to expect from a Mexico-vs.-Japan matchup, but Rey Vargas, The Ring’s No. They are evenly matched up so definitely Kameda can catch Vargas.
Their father, Shiro, dreamt that all three sons would grow up to win world titles in boxing. Both ethnicities have very passionate fanbases for their guys & even though he seems more of a Mexican that looks Japanese, if he pulls this one off he might be able to…. Oleksandr Usyk Warns Anthony Joshua: I'm Coming For You! He helped put his family in the Guinness Book of World Records following a 12-round win over Paulus Ambunda in Aug. 2013, claiming the bantamweight title in marking the first time in history three brothers all won major titles in the pro ranks. “I’ve been preparing for this fight for the past four months.”. Dude came to Mexico as a 15 year old kid. Before all that, though, all that the youngest fighting Kameda asks for is a fight that the fans remember. Tomoki is the brother of Kōki Kameda and Daiki Kameda.
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