Sport in Short: Boxing

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DARRON GRIFFITHS, the Welsh middleweight, is to meet Birmingham's Antonio Fernandez in a British title eliminator at the Star Leisure Centre, Cardiff, on 28 October. Griffiths, 20, from the Rhondda and unbeaten in 13 bouts, will go into the fight following a good win over Colin Manners of Leeds.

TONY COLLINS, 22, from Yateley, will challenge Curtis Sommit of the United States for the vacant WBC international light-middleweight title at York Hall in London's Bethnal Green on 22 October. Collins, a former holder of the title, has had two wins since losing a British championship challenge against Wally Swift 15 months ago.