Sporting Digest: Boxing

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AZUMAH NELSON, the World Boxing Council super-featherweight champion from Ghana, has dropped out of the defence of his title in Las Vegas on 29 January because of a hand injury. Thomas Hearns has been added to the card, but his opponent has not yet been named.

FLOYD HAVARD, the 28-year-old Swansea southpaw, challenges the International Boxing Federation's super-featherweight champion Juan Molina, of Puerto Rico, in Cardiff tonight.

EAMONN LOUGHRAN, of Ballymena, will make the first defence of his World Boxing Organisation welterweight championship against Allesandro Duran, of Italy, at the King's Hall, Belfast tonight.