Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
Just four days after winning the European cruiserweight championship, Terry Dunstan has been told he must defend it against Johnny Nelson, the former champion who had been stripped of the title, by 14 May.

John Hyland, promoter of the all-Merseyside World Boxing Union light- welterweight title fight between Shea Neary and Andy Holligan on 12 March, has been forced to increase seating capacity. The marquee in Stanley Park, Liverpool will now hold more than the 5,500 that Hyland had originally catered for.