Sport in Short: Boxing

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The Independent Online
KIRKLAND LAING, the former European welterweight champion, is set to make a surprise comeback at York Hall, Bethnal Green tonight, four months before his 39th birthday. Laing, who retired in April 1991, will meet the Tanzanian light- middlewight, Bozon Haule, if the Boxing Board of Control's Southern Area Council clear up some outstanding formalities.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Tooting): 6-rd light-welterweight: G Wilson (Camberwell) bt D Daniel (Bethnal Green) pts. 8-rd light-welterweight: E McDonald (Nottingham) bt P Till (Walsall) pts.

6-rd super-middleweight: A Wright (Tooting) bt M O'Brien (Leeds) pts. 12-rd WBC international super- middleweight championship: L Gent (Streatham) bt H Clay (Nigeria, holder) pts.