Sporting Digest: Boxing

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HENRY AKINWANDE will defend his European heavyweight title against Derby's Clifton Mitchell at York Hall, Bethnal Green, on 22 March.

VARSITY MATCH (Oxford names first): Featherweight: N Paterson-Jones (Hertford) bt A Curry (Girton) rsf 2nd; Lightweight: A Mehta (Oriel) bt J Sawtell (Churchill) pts; Light-welterweight: H Eddy (Keble) bt G Schmid (Robinson) rsf 2nd; Welterweight: R Duncan (St Edmund Hall) lost to N Lois (Jesus) pts; Light-middleweight: I Sutcliffe (Queens) lost to M Cranswick (Magdalene) pts; Middleweight: L Powell (St Edmund Hall) bt H Bett (Magdalene) pts; M Munif (Lincoln) lost to B Donald (Corpus Christi), pts; Light-heavyweight: J McKenzie (Worcester) lost to P Joy (Robinson) pts. Heavyweight: J Roberts (Magdalen) bt H Shek (Trinity) rsf 1st.

WBA SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT (Tokyo): W Vasquez (Puerto Rico, holder) bt Y Kasai (Japan) ko 1st.