2010-09-04 Felix Sturm w pts 12 Giovanni Lorenzo, Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany - WBA

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2010-09-04 Felix Sturm w pts 12 Giovanni Lorenzo, Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany - WBA. Referee: Luis Pabon. Scorecards: 117-111, 117-111, 118-111.

With Gennady Golovkin being promoted from 'interim' champion to ‘second tier’ status, Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam outpointed Avtandil Khurtsidze over 12 rounds at the Port of Versailles Sports Palace, Paris, France on 30 October to win the WBA ‘interim’ belt.

Golovkin went on to make a successful defence of his ‘second tier’ title on 16 December when knocking Nilson Julio Tapia out in the third round at the Daulet Sports Complex, Astana, Kazakhstan.