2011-12-07 Tepparith Kokietgym w pts 12 Daiki Kameda, Prefectural Gym, Osaka, Japan - WBA. Referee: Mark Nelson. Scorecards: 116-112, 119-110, 115-113. Vacant title fight.
A few days later, on 10 December, Liborio Solis outpointed Jose Salgado over 12 rounds at the Fair Stockade, Nayarit, Mexico to win the vacant ‘interim’ title.