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On 10 December at the Fair Stockade, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico, [[Johan Perez]] won the vacant WBA ‘interim’ title when forcing [[Fernando Castaneda]] to retire at the end of the fourth round.  
 
On 10 December at the Fair Stockade, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico, [[Johan Perez]] won the vacant WBA ‘interim’ title when forcing [[Fernando Castaneda]] to retire at the end of the fourth round.  
  
Having failed a drugs test that forced a return with Khan to be cancelled shortly before the fight was due to take place, Peterson currently awaits his fate.
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Having failed a drugs test that forced a return with Khan to be cancelled shortly before the fight was due to take place, Peterson was eventually stripped of the WBA belt on 10 July 2012. The WBA then made the decision to reinstate Khan as champion, while the IBF have still to decide where they stand on the issue.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:51, 12 July 2012

2011-12-10 Lamont Peterson w pts 12 Amir Khan, Convention Centre, Washington DC, USA - WBA/IBF. Referee: Joe Cooper. Scorecards: 113-112, 113-112, 110-115.

On 10 December at the Fair Stockade, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico, Johan Perez won the vacant WBA ‘interim’ title when forcing Fernando Castaneda to retire at the end of the fourth round.

Having failed a drugs test that forced a return with Khan to be cancelled shortly before the fight was due to take place, Peterson was eventually stripped of the WBA belt on 10 July 2012. The WBA then made the decision to reinstate Khan as champion, while the IBF have still to decide where they stand on the issue.