Sport in Short: Boxing

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The Independent Online
EVANDER HOLYFIELD, the former world heavyweight champion, will fight Alex Stewart on 26 June in Atlantic City. The contest is part of an agreement requiring Holyfield to fight a top 12 contender before he is given a rematch by Riddick Bowe, who beat him last November in Las Vegas. Holyfield stopped Stewart in eight rounds in 1989.

TONY LOPEZ, of the United States, will defend his World Boxing Association lightweight title against South Africa's Dingaan Thobela on 26 June at the Sun City Superbowl in Bophutatswana.