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Photos: Tomoki Kameda Grabs WBO Gold in Cebu City

By Rene Perez

Japan’s Tomoki Kameda lifted his first world title on Thursday, when he won a unanimous decision over WBO bantamweight champion Paulus Ambunda of Namibia in the Philippines.

It was the first world title for Kameda, the youngest of three professional boxing brothers. His oldest brother, Koki, is the WBA bantamweight champion, while his brother Daiki is a former WBA flyweight champ.

“Achieving my dream, my father’s dream makes me truly happy,” Tomoki said.

According to the Japan Boxing Commission, they are the first trio of brothers to have won world titles. The younger Kameda became Japan’s first champion recognized by the WBO, which the JBC joined this year.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kebark on 08-02-2013

I saw it on TBS and Tomoki fought a VERY educated and calculated fight. He countered Ambunda through out, figured out the Namibian had merely plan A and really took advantage. If anyone was was disappointed it was in HOW…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-02-2013

Is it up on YouTube yet?

Comment by Kagami Taiga on 08-02-2013

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;13613257]Wow, was it that bad?[/QUOTE] No it wasn't clear win for tomoki. I've seen the fight.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-02-2013

Wow, was it that bad?

Comment by trazom_j on 08-02-2013

The majority of Japanese faithful fans were disappointed very much at defeat of Namibian. This judgment was terrible, lacks in fairness and justice. It's a usual scene in the title match of Kameda. Tomoki repeated only escape and touch in…

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