Sporting digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
Chris Eubank, challenging for the World Boxing Organisation cruiserweight championship, will have the experience of Ernie Fossey in his corner for the first time when he fights for the title against Carl Thompson on 18 July at the Sheffield Arena.

Wayne Alexander, the undefeated former ABA light-middleweight champion, will fight an as yet unnamed opponent on the bill of Geoff McCreesh's defence of his British welterweight title against Michael Smythe at the Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, on 14 July.