By Hisao Adachi
Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan - Japanese promoter Akihiko Honda of Teiken Boxing staged a grand event that was televised in Tokyo by TV program "Dynamic Glove" in its 510th edition.
In the ten round headliner, WBC #6 world ranked welterweight Yoshihiro Kamegai (22-0-1, 18KOs, 30 years old and Teiken Boxing Gym in Tokyo) secured a TKO victory at 1:59 of the second round over Mexican boxer José Alberto "Flaco" Leal (8-5, 4KOs, 30 years old and from Guadalajara, Jalisco). Kamegai controlled the first round and battered Leal with hard power punches in the second.
For Kamegai it was his first return to the ring since he fought last October in Sacramento, California, where he was held to a draw with Jorge Silva. (96-94, 95 -95, 95-95).
In the co-feature, the #3 ranked Japanese super welterweight champion Daisuke Nakagawa (20-3-2 ,15KOs, 35 years old and Teiken Boxing Gym in Tokyo) won a unanimous decision (97-94, 98-93, 96-94) over # 3 ranked middleweight Takehiro Shimogawara (18-8-2, 6KOs, 30 years old and Jewelry Kadoebi-Boxing Gym in Tokyo).