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Dec. 13 bout may be for 'interim' title

Updated: September 22, 2003, 9:58 PM ET
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David Tua and former champion Hasim Rahman will meet for some form of the WBA heavyweight title Dec. 13 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Champion Roy Jones Jr. will fight WBC and IBF light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver on Nov. 8 but says he is not relinquishing the title in the heavier class. Jones defeated John Ruiz on March 1 for the heavyweight title.

Some reports say that Jones wouldn't have to decide whether to relinquish his heavyweight title unless/until he defeats Tarver. ...

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