Sport in Short: Boxing

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The Independent Online
LENNOX LEWIS, the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion, yesterday signed the contract for a mandatory defence against Tony Tucker, the promoter, Dan Duva, said. The fight is expected to be held on 8 May in Las Vegas.

PAT CLINTON has withdrawn from the World Boxing Organisation flyweight title fight against 'Baby' Jake Matlala, of South Africa, in Glasgow next month because of a back injury.