Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
BELFAST's Las Vegas-based bantamweight Wayne McCullough will meet the former world champion Paul Banke at super-bantamweight in the Point Depot, Dublin, on 12 November. McCullough, ranked No 1 by the World Boxing Council, is likely to challenge for the bantamweight championship of Japan's Yaseui Yakushiji early in the new year.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Cardiff Ice Rink): World Boxing Organisation Featherweight Championship: S Robinson (Cardiff, holder) bt D McKenzie (Croydon) ko 9th. 6-rd light-heavyweight: J Calzaghe (Newbridge) bt M Dawson (Burton) rsf 1st. 8-rd lighweight: D Anderson (Glasgow) bt W Windle (Sheffield) rsf 2nd. 6-rd lightweight: G Jordan (Monmouth) bt W Jones (Saltash) rsf 2nd. 8-rd super- bantamweight: N Swain (Wal) bt R Wenton (Liverpool) ret 5th. 8-rd flyweight: R Regan (Wal) bt S Norman (Shepshed) rsf 2nd. 4-rd flyweight: M Hughes (Swansea) bt T Hanna (Birmingham) pts.