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Kameda wins in Yokohama

By Zach Arnold | August 2, 2006

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Koki Kameda defeated Juan Jose Landaeta of Venezuela tonight (August 2nd) at Yokohama Arena by split decision to win the WBA World Light Flyweight title. The fight aired live (start time – 8:40 PM) on the Tokyo Broadcasting System network. Judges scores can be found here.

The reaction of Kameda’s split decision win drew criticism from hardcore Japanese fight fans. Yahoo Japan has an online poll asking Japanese fans for their reaction towards Kameda winning by decision and whether or not the decision was right.

The results of the Yahoo Japan poll (as of 8:20 PM EST w/ nearly 200,000 votes):

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6 Responses to “Kameda wins in Yokohama”

  1. Japan Probe says:

    […] Over at FightOpinion.com: The reaction of Kameda’s split decision win drew criticism from hardcore Japanese fight fans. Yahoo Japan has an online poll asking Japanese fans for their reaction towards Kameda winning by decision and whether or not the decision was right. […]

  2. Chuck says:

    So Zach, did this match have good crowd heat and decent match psychology? I hope this fight wasn’t too much of a spot fest!

  3. Jwebb76 says:

    What a horrible decision this was. Worse than any musashi fight, and that is saying A LOT!

  4. fernando says:

    fucked japanese boxing>>>>>>>>>>>>

  5. red says:

    how much that Champion belt costs?

  6. zhorn says:

    SHAME ON YOU >>>>>>> JAPAN BOXING ASSOCIATION >>>>>

    ARE YOU ALL BLIND? RE- MATCH FIGHT is needed. or else give the title to LAUDETA.

    BULL SHIT !!!! WBA OPEN YOUR EYES >

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