Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online

The Ulsterman Wayne McCullough remained on course for another world title fight when he outpointed Len Martinez of the USA in Las Vegas on Monday. McCullough, the former World Boxing Council bantamweight champion, took a unanimous decision over Martinez and will now challenge the highly-rated WBC super-bantamweight champion Erik Morales on 22 October at the Joe Louis Stadium in Detroit. On the same bill Prince Naseem Hamed defends his World Boxing Organisation featherweight title against the WBC champion Cesar Soto.