2012-09-08 Andre Ward w rsc 10 Chad Dawson, Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA - WBA/WBC/The Ring

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2012-09-08 Andre Ward w rsc 10 Chad Dawson, Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA - WBA/WBC/The Ring. Referee: Steve Smoger.

With Brian Magee, the WBA ‘interim’ champion, due to challenge Karoly Balzsay for his WBA ‘second tier’ title, the fight was called off twice due to the latter suffering a back injury. In early November, Magee was awarded the WBA ‘second tier’ title, having already been booked to fight Mikkel Kessler.