Tomoki Kameda is a Japanese professional boxer born on July 12, 1991. He was born and raised in Osaka. His brothers are all professional boxers. Koki Kameda was a professional fighter from 2003 to 2015. His brother, Daiki Kameda was a WBA Flyweight and IBF Super Flyweight titleholder. They were trained by their father Shiro, who dreamed that all his son would end up getting world titles in Boxing. When Tomoki was 15 years old, he moved to Mexico to learn boxing from the experts.
In Japan, his nickname was Kameda-ke Saishū Heiki or The Ultimate Weapon of Kameda’s. When he moved to Mexico, he was called El Mexicanito or Little Mexican. Because of his aggressive style in the ring, he earned the respect of Mexican boxing fans.
While in Japan, he started training for the Olympics. He has a record of 35-1-1. When he moved to Mexico, he joined Guantes de Oro de Mexico. He was too young to join the Olympics, so instead, Kameda became a professional.
El Mexicanito is not the only Japanese boxer trained in Mexico. He was also joined by Shoky Sakai and Masamichi Nozaki. He first won his professional debut fight when he was 17 years old. It was against Alejandro Moreno. He also knocked out Jesus Periban during the third round of their match. Tomoki also played under-card matches. In one of the fights, he won the WBC Youth Intercontinental Super Bantamweight title via unanimous decision, against Arturo Camargo.
His first bout happened in 2013, he fought Paulus Ambunda in Cebu who was the 118-pound WBO world champion in this match. The Japanese boxer dominated the 12 rounds via unanimous decision. He won his first world title. Simultaneously, his other brothers also held their titles the same year.
He defended the WBO title versus McDonnell but he lost on May 9, 2015. During the rematch in September, Kameda lost again in gaining the WBA regular title.
- 40 fights - 37 wins, 3 loss
- Wins by Knockouts -20