Earlier this month we saw the Kyoei gym close it's doors as a professional boxing gym, with Keiichiro Kanehira handing in the paper work to essentially close down the gym due to issues with the owner. The gym had two fighters who temporarily joined the Hanagata gym, to fight in their Rookie of the Year final bouts, but there was little said about star fighter Tomoki Kameda (36-3, 20) [亀田和毅].
Now however news has broke that Kameda will likely be heading back to Green Tsuda gym, a gym that he fought for earlier in his career.
From what we understand the paper work for the transfer isn't yet complete, but it's seen as a very likely decision with talks between the Gym chairman and the fighter going well. If he does indeed sign back with the Osaka based gym, then his next Japanese bout will be fought as a Green Tsuda fighter.
The gym are said to be set to negotiate complete terms in January with the fighter, who is currently training in the US, and a deal would likely be complete next month, bringing him back to the gym he debuted under.
Under the rules of the JBC Kameda would need to be signed with a Japanese gym to be able to fight for a world title at home, and Green Tsuda have lead 3 fighters to world titles in the past, including Katsunari Takayama.
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