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Yoshihiro Kamegai Drills Jose Leal in Two Rounds

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).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Japanese Boxing on 02-03-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12987225]I thought he could've gotten another fight in the states again... or at least better opposition. He's 30, hopefully he'll get out in the States more. I'd like to see more of him[/QUOTE] I think he's got 5 more years…

Comment by nycsmooth on 02-03-2013

he needs better competition if Honda is 2 move him...fighting a loser like Leal doesn nothing 4 him...Honda's got the big $$ & needs 2 bring in a quality opponent 2 c what he's really got...

Comment by sugar555 on 02-02-2013

hes one of those boxers you dont mind seeing fighting low opposition. but when he steps up he shows you a good fight

Comment by Hougigo on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=Japanese Boxing;12987214]To stay busy and in shape. A paycheck is a paycheck and he isn't making a lot of money like some of the other guys. I'm sure he could afford to take a fight off, but if he's gonna…

Comment by Japanese Boxing on 02-02-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;12986969]No surprise... don't know why he went back to fighting bums after that "draw" with Silva[/QUOTE] To stay busy and in shape. A paycheck is a paycheck and he isn't making a lot of money like some of the other…

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