News | Sep 11 2016

Yoshihiro Kamegai sets record straight, defeats Soto Karass in eight

Yoshihiro Kamegai and Jesus Soto Karass pick up their slugfest right where they left it, as Kamegai walks away with the victory
Yoshiro Kamegai
Yoshiro Kamegai

THE first time Jesus Soto Karass and Yoshihiro Kamegai fought, the pair battled hard but battled to a draw. Last night, after their rematch on the Gonzalez-Cuadras undercard, it was the Japanese fighter that walked away the victory.

While neither boxer left Los Angeles with the win earlier in the year, the fight fans in attendance were treated to a war that will likely end up on the short-list of nominees for fight of the year.

Their rematch on Saturday, while fought at a much slower pace than their first fight, was the same kind of no-nonsense, no-defense slugfest that we’ve come to expect from Soto-Karass and Kamegai