Last week we reported that Koki Kameda [亀田 興毅] was set to become the lead trainer for his younger brother Tomoki Kameda (32-2, 20) [亀田和毅]. Today Koki has officially applied for his trainers licence, doing so with the JBC.
The former 3-weight champion has stated that he is planning to help his brother win a world title in Japan, and become a 2-time world champion.
Although Koki, and the Kameda gym, were banned the former fighter doesn't believe there will be any issues in being granted a trainer's licence. In fact it seems that as long as Kyoei are managing Tomoki's career and as long as Koki is working alongside Kyoei they will allow the Kameda's to be part of the Japanese boxing scene. It would however seem likely that the JBC will have the Kameda's on a short leash and will be looking to stamp out anything deemed innapropriate.
The application hasn't been accepted but it's thought to be a foregone conclusion from those close to the situation.
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