Sport in Short: Boxing

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The Independent Online
LUDOVIC PROTO, of France, beat Britain's Gary Jacobs on a split points decision to win the vacant European welterweight title in Paris last night. The scores showed a marked disparity, with one judge awarding the fight to Jacobs by four points. Proto now has 27 wins from 27 fights as a professional.

WBC CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (Paris, 12rd): A Wamba (Fr) bt A Maynard (US) pts.