2011-01-31 Akifumi Shimoda w pts 12 Ryol Li Lee, Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan - WBA. Referee: Rafael Ramos. Scorecards: 118-109, 115-111, 118-109. Vacant title fight.
On 19 March, Guillermo Rigondeaux retained his WBA ‘interim’ title when stopping Willie Casey in the opening round at the City West Hotel, Dublin, Ireland.