From Barry Hugman's History of World Championship Boxing
2008-01-10 Wladimir Sidorenko w pts 12 Nobuto Ikehara, Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBA. Referee: Rafael Ramos. Scorecards: 118-110, 116-112, 119-110.
On 14 March at the Centennial Auditorium, Torreon, Mexico, Nehomar Cermeno outpointed Cristian Mijares over 12 rounds to win the vacant WBA ‘interim’ title.