Sport in Short: Boxing

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ROBERT QUIROGA, of the United States, survived a knockdown before completing a fifth successful defence of the International Boxing Federation junior-bantamweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday by beating Jose Ruiz, of Puerto Rico, on points.

GIANFRANCO ROSI, of Italy, retained the IBF world super-welterweight title in Monaco on Saturday by defeating the Frenchman Gilbert Dele on a disputed split points decision.