From the opening round it was clear that Kameda was far better than the visitor. He was faster, crisper, moved around the ring with ease and looked the boss. The dominance of Kameda saw him really shine in round 2, when he scored his first knockdown of the Mexican and even came close to a stoppage. The whooping continued in round 3 as Tomoki began to look like a fighter really chasing an early finish, but Noriega saw off the storm.
Noriega was dropped again in round 5 and looked a beaten man as the body shots really ripped him apart in round 6. Despite having a respectable round 7 Noriega was again hurt and battered in round 8, as Tomoki came close to forcing the referee to step in. To his credit Noriega did just just enough to keep the referee from stepping in and from then on he never really looked in trouble again, but never came close to testing Kameda who got 10 rounds in for the third bout in a row, taking the win with scores of 100-88 from all 3 judges.
The bout is thought to be Kameda's final bout before getting a show at a Super Bantamweight title. It's unclear who he will be fighting, but he looks happy to face any of the current champions, with strong rumours of a fight against WBA champion Daniel Roman for later this year, with Roman having a growing reputation in Japan.
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