NASEEM HAMED, 20, became the youngest British holder of a European Boxing Union title since the war by comprehensively outscoring Italy's Vincenzo Belcastro in his home town of Sheffield last night.
PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Sheffield): 12-rd middleweight (for World Boxing Organisation title): S Collins (Dublin) bt C Pyatt (Leicester, holder) rsf 5th. 12-rd bantamweight (for European title): N Hamed (Sheffield) bt V Belcastro (Italy, holder) pts. 8- rd welterweight: D Bryan (Nottingham) bt P Lynch (Wal) pts. 8-rd heavyweight: C Mitchell (Derby) bt E Comargo (Bra) rsf 1st; 8-rd middleweight: Colin Manners (Leeds) bt Shaun Cummins (Leicester) rsf 6th.
PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Stevenage): 12-rd lightweight (for Commonwealth title): B Schwer (Luton, holder) bt H Grant (Can) rsf 9th. 6-rd cruiserweight: D Westover (Ilford) bt A Stacey (Leeds) pts. 8-rd welterweight: R Rowland (West Ham) bt J Eavis (Yeovil) rsf 4th. 6-rd light-heavyweight: S McDougall (Blackpool) bt M Wright (Stevenage) pts. 6-rd heavyweight: J A Bugner (St Ives) drew with Wayne Buck (Nottingham). 6- rd featherweight: M Bowers (Southampton) bt D Lynch (Swansea) rsf 2nd.Reuse content