Koki Kameda loses for the first time

Japanese boxing star, Koki Kameda, 23, lost his WBC flyweight title on Saturday night to challenger Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, 32, of Thailand.

The fight took place at Ariake Colosseum Tokyo, Japan in front of a packed crowd, the Thai challenger showed his experience in the ring, and took advantage of the younger Kameda’s openings.

Koki Kameda beat Pongsaklek’s rival, Daisuke Naito in November of 2009, making Kameda the betting favorite going into the fight with Pongsaklek Wonjongkam. Kameda suffered a cut from a clash of heads in the fifth round, he had his moments and the fight was competitive till the final bell.

In the end the judges had the fight scored Predrag Aleksic 114-114(Draw) – John Keane 112-116 (Wonjongkam) – Max DeLuca 112-115 (Wonjongkam)

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam improved his record to (75-3-1, 39 KOs) and giving the then undefeated Koki Kameda his first lost now(22-1, 14 KOs).

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