Yesterday we reported that former WBO Bantamweight champion Tomoki Kameda (31-2, 19) [亀田和毅] was set to sign with Kyoei. That deal was completed and formerly announced this morning at a press conference held by Kyoei.
Whilst Tomoki himself wasn't present he was represented by older brother Koki Kameda, who was himself once promoted by Kyoei,
The plan now is for Tomoki to get a Japanese license and return to fighting in Japan in the near future, with Kyoei likely to do the leg work to get Tomoki the license and help his return to the Japanese boxing scene.
The Kameda's, Tomoki, Koki and Daiki, haven't been able to fight in Japan in recent years, following the Kameda gym being stripped of their license in the wake of a number of issues between the Kameda's and the JBC.
Although a deal between Kyoei and Tomoki is in place the fighter won't be fighting solely in Japan and will instead resume his back-and-forth career between Japan and Mexico, with hid bouts likely to be held in both countries going forward, as he looks to get his career back on track.
(Image courtesy of boxmob.jp)
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