Former two division champion Daiki Kameda (22-3, 14 KOs) makes his return against Pompoetch Twins Gym (15-3, 4 KOs) on Wednesday night, fighting on the undercard of older brother Koki Makeda’s title defense at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
Kameda turned pro in 2006 and made his first world title challenge less than two years later, losing a unanimous decision to fellow Japan native Daisuke Naito. Kameda would go on to grab his first world title in 2010. After losing a close majority decision to Denkaosan Kaovichit, Kameda would win the return bout by way of unanimous decision. Kameda made two successful defenses of his flyweight title – one coming against Takefumi Sakata – before moving up to the super flyweight division. He last fought in December, losing to Tepparith Singwancha in a bid for the WBA super flyweight title.
Pompetch Twins Gym has fought all but one of his professional fights in his native Thailand, losing to a far more experienced Rodel Mayol when he traveled to the Philippines in 2010. A majority of his career has been fought against opponents with little to no professional experience, with seven of his eighteen professional fights having been against opponents making their professional debut. In his last fight, Twins Gym won a six-round decision over Sorapong Sithpajookgym last June.
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