2006-12-02 Javier Castillejo nc 11 Mariano Carrera, Estrel Congress Centre, Berlin, Germany - WBA
2006-12-02 Mariano Carrera w rsc 11 Javier Castillejo, Estrel Congress Centre, Berlin, Germany - WBA. Referee: Guillermo Perez. Castillejo was making his first defence after the WBA had decided not to recognise Jermain Taylor any longer.
Castillejo was reinstated as champion at the end of February 2007 after a second drug sample taken from Carrera after the fight tested positive for a banned substance.