Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
Mike Tyson has agreed to a settlement with two men he allegedly attacked after a traffic accident, but the former undisputed world heavyweight champion will still stand trial next Tuesday. Tyson, who is on parole after spending three years in gaol for rape, faces criminal misdemeanour charges even after reaching a deal to prevent civil suits by Abmielec Saucedo, 62, and Richard Hardick, 52.

A $10m lawsuit has been take out on Oscar De La Hoya by a woman claiming she was raped by the United States' World Boxing Council welterweight champion in June 1996 when she was only 15 years old.