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The Independent Online
Chris Eubank, the former World Boxing Organisation middle and super-middleweight champion, will begin his comeback in Cairo against the 35-year-old Argentine Dario Matteoni on 12 October.

Naseem Hamed, the WBO featherweight champion, and Steve Collins, the WBO super-middleweight title holder, have been lined up for a double world championship bill in Britain on 12 October. The Promoter Frank Warren is deciding on a venue big enough to accommodate the huge crowd he anticipates.

Keith Knox, a butcher from Bonnyrigg in Scotland, will fight the European flyweight defending champion, Jesper Jensen, in Copenhagen, Denmark, 13 September. Knox is the first fighter from the east of Scotland to fight for a European title since Ken Buchanan more than 20 years ago.

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