Fight Night: Sat, May 09, 2015 - State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, Texas

Kameda vs McDonnell

Jamie McDonnell retained his 118-pound world title with a unanimous decision over Tomoki Kameda.
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Kameda vs McDonnell Round by Round Fight Summary. Rounds are displayed numerically as columns. Each row will display one of the following: W for win, L for loss, KO for knockout, or TKO for technical knock out. An empty column means that data is not available.
Fighter Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Kameda No data available No data available No data available No data available
McDonnell No data available No data available No data available No data available

Highlights

  • - Tomoki Kameda knocked Jamie McDonnell down for the first time in his career in Round 3.

  • - The action picked up as the fight wore on, with McDonnell ramping up his work rate and building momentum as the fight came to a close.

  • - An explosive 12th round saw both fighters firing off combinations as McDonnell did enough a narrow unanimous decision victory.

Jamie McDonnell retained his 118-pound world title with a unanimous decision over Tomoki Kameda.

There is such a thing as a tactical, action fight as this close, exciting scrap demonstrated.

Tomoki Kameda controlled the action early behind a lighting-quick jab and good movement, bouncing in and out and knocking down the taller Jamie McDonnell for the first time in his career in Round 3.

Tomoki Kameda and Jamie McDonnell

McDonnell gained a narrow unanimous decision to retain his 118-pound title. (Lucas Noonan / Premier Boxing Champions)

Though he had the reach advantage, McDonnell actually fought better on the inside. As the fight wore on, McDonnell fired off more and more punches per round, building momentum as the bout built towards an explosive conclusion with McDonnell earning a narrow unanimous decision victory to retain his 118-pound title.

Tomoki Kameda and Jamie McDonnell

Tomoki Kameda throws a punch (Lucas Noonan / Premier Boxing Champions)

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