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Kamegai vs Soto Karass on October 1 in Las Vegas

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised by manager Sergio Diaz, that Jesus Soto Karass (24-6-3, 16KOs) will reappear on the big show being co-promoted by Teiken, Zanfer and Top Rank on October 1 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Teiken head Akihiko Honda is going to match one of his heavy hitters against Soto Karass. Welterweight puncher Yoshihiro Kamegai (18-0, 16KOs) is going to take a step up in class. There are big plans for Kamegai and Soto Karass is a by far his toughest opponent to date.

The show is being headlined by Toshiaki Nishioka defending his WBC super bantamweight title against Rafael Marquez. WBA junior flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez will also appear on the undercard.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cool-jupiter on 08-07-2011

[QUOTE=dancovboxer;10955461]Why would you put Kamegai in there with Soto Karass of all fighters, at this stage of his career? Does his team not like him or something? Karass within 7.[/QUOTE] Kamegai is a nice, friendly person. He just beat all…

Comment by dan_cov on 08-06-2011

Why would you put Kamegai in there with Soto Karass of all fighters, at this stage of his career? Does his team not like him or something? Karass within 7.

Comment by any craic lad? on 08-06-2011

Kamegai is a good puncher but Soto is probably the toughest fighter around.Soto Karass 8th round stoppage

Comment by Shadows on 08-06-2011

I wonder how Kamegai will handle the move up in weight, I've only seen him at JWW. This is turning out to be a good card. :boxing:

Comment by onechance87 on 08-06-2011

someone from the u.s gotta televise this.:boxing:

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