Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/8/14
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About to begin his attack on the elite of the welterweight division, top-ten world rated Japanese contender Yoshihiro Kamegai will make his second United States appearance on Saturday, October 6 when he battles Tijuana, Mexico's Jorge "El Pantera" Silva in the main event of a FOX Sports Net and FOX Deportes televised card at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento, California. Plus, always-exciting former World Champion Jorge "El Nino de Oro" Linares returns to action to face Hector Velasquez in the 10-round lightweight co-main event. Fighting out of Sapporo, 29-year-old Yoshihiro Kamegai (21-0, 18 KO's) is a dynamic boxer with knockout power who has emerged from the Japanese fight scene as a contender in the welterweight division. In October of 2011, he made his United States debut with an impressive sixth round technical knockout win over Hector Munoz in Las Vegas. Now, after two more wins back at home in Japan, he is back to face his toughest test to date in contender Ri...
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