2013-02-16 Adrien Broner w rsc 5 Gavin Rees, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - WBC

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2013-02-16 Adrien Broner w rsc 5 Gavin Rees, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - WBC. Referee: Earl Brown.

Omar Figueroa won the vacant WBC ‘interim’ title when outpointing Nihito Arakawa over 12 rounds at the AT & T Centre, San Antonio, Texas on 27 July.

When Broner was finally stripped of the title by the WBC on 27 January 2014, Figueroa was given full championship status.