Advertisement
Advertisement

Kameda is Hoping To Knock Overweight Solis Out

As reported by BoxingScene.com on Monday, WBA super flyweight champion Liborio Solis was been stripped of his belt after failing to make the weight for his unification title bout against IBF holder Daiki Kameda - taking place later today at the Bodymaker Colosseum in Osaka, western Japan. If Japan's Kameda, 24, beats his Venezuelan opponent, he will own both titles. If he loses, they will be vacant.

If the match ends in a draw, the Japanese boxer will retain his International Boxing Federation title but the World Boxing Association title will remain vacant, the Japanese commission said.

After being more than two pounds over after a second weigh-in, Solis refused to step on the scales for a third time inside the two-hour time limit to make the weight.

As soon as he gave up his attempt, Solis was seen gulping down water from a plastic bottle and buying seven cans and bottles of soft drinks from a vending machine, Japanese media said.

“I won't reduce my weight any more. I cannot make it because it is too cold in Japan,” he was quoted as saying. “I ran for one hour but it didn't help. I cannot sweat any more if I move around for another hour.”

The WBA is expected to fine him for his failure and he will have to return his fight money to promoters.

“I will pay it back in peso or anything,” said the Venezuelan boxer.

Kameda, who made weight, said: “It will be great if I can recover in time and finish him off with a clean knockout.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Juanma Vows: I'll Go For The Kill, Won't Stop Until I KO Vazquez! Golovkin-Saunders: Warren Will Try To Make The Fight Happen Ward: What Will Kovalev Do When Being the Krusher Doesn’t Work? Hopkins: Canelo-Golovkin WILL Happen, This Ain't May-Pac! Crolla: I'll Be Back Better To Beat Jorge Linares in Rematch Marlon Tapales vs. Arthur Villanueva is No Problem, Says Salud Video: Eddie Hearn on Joshua vs. Klitschko, Fury, DeGale vs. Jack Luis Concepcion-Kal Yafai Eyed For November 26 In Manchester Hearn: My Gut Says Joshua-Parker Next, Klitschko Next Year Frankie Gavin Gives High Praise To Nathan McIntosh Gonzalez: Canelo is NOT The Best - Until He Beats Golovkin! Freddie Roach, Cooper on Trump-Clinton as Championship Fight "Fighting Words” - Dead October: Hell Hath No (Tyson) Fury Malignaggi Pleads: Golovkin-Jacobs Has To Be Made Right Now! Flash Elorde's Grandsons Pick Up Decision Wins in Manila 'Don King Way' Not Moving To Street Where He Killed a Man Michael Conlan Already Eyes Future Carl Frampton Clash Joseph Parker Learning From David Tua's Mistakes as Shot Nears Mike Tyson Says His Ring Career is Unknown To Today's Youth Andre Ward: I've Always Felt Like The Underdog Hearn: I Think Tyson Fury Will NEVER Fight Again, He'll Be Stripped Orlando Salido-Takashi Miura Getting Closer For December 17 Yuriorkis Gamboa Ready, Wants a Crack at Jose Pedraza Oleksandr Usyk To Make Return on Golovkin's Card, Dec. 10? Badou Jack vs. James DeGale Deal Reached, Late November Eyed Linares vs. Crolla Rematch Targeted For Dates in February, March Hearn: Joseph Parker Has The Balls To Fight Anthony Joshua! Photos: Jorge Linares Unseats Anthony Crolla - HUGE Gallery Trainer Explains 'Witch-Hunt' That Mentally Broke Tyson Fury Teddy Atlas Wonders if Brook Had Injury PRIOR To Golovkin Bout Hearn Contacts Klitschko's Manager To Discuss Fighting Joshua Jarrell Miller Feels David Haye is Running From Shannon Briggs Muhammad Ali Receives Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award Linares-Crolla Rematch Clause in Place, Hearn Expects Fight Miguel Cotto Return in 2017 is Best Option, Says Adviser Photos: Tyson Fury Ringside at Crolla-Linares, in Good Spirits Rico Ramos Blasts Out Prosper Ankrah in Three Rounds Jhonny Gonzalez With Vicious First Round KO of Yamamoto Fury Refused Testing, Told Inspectors To F*** Off, Claims Report Donnie Nietes Makes Flyweight Debut, Dominates Edgar Sosa
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement