Earlier today Japanese media reported that former 3-weight world champion Koki Kameda (33-1, 18), who has signed a deal with American advisor Al Haymon, will be aiming to have a world title fight on the same show as his youngest brother Tomoki Kameda (31-0, 19). The report suggests that Haymon is expected to do what he can to get Koki a Super Flyweight world title shot, with a bout against WBA champion Kohei Kono (30-8, 13) being the most likely option given that Koki is Kono's mandatory. IF Koki can claim a Super Flyweight world title he would become the first Japanese fighter to become a 4-weight world champion.
Whilst there are no details set for Koki's next fight it does seem like the plan is to have him fight on the under-card of the Bantamweight unification contest between Tomoki, the WBO Bantamweight champion, and Jamie McDonnell (25-2-1, 12), the IBF champion. It's possible that Koki's bout on the same card could be a world title bout though that obvious depends on the champions and scheduling. We suspect that if Kono gets through his defense on December 31st against Norberto Jimenez (20-8-3, 10).
Yet more interesting Kameda news involves Daiki Kameda (29-4, 18). We told you yesterday that Daiki was going to continue with boxing and according to a recent blog entry from Tomoki it's likely that Daiki will be moving up to the Bantamweight division to join him. Not only is Daiki moving to Bantamweight but he's also likely to feature on the same show as the Bantamweight unification contest.
From the same blog entry from Tomoki it's also suggested that we could, one day, see all 3 brothers fighting in world title bouts on the same show. It's unlikely that that will happen next time out for the 3 brothers but a Summer or Autumn show could see that happening. It does seem unlikely given the situation involving the other Bantamweight titles but it's certainly not impossible.
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