Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
LARRY HOLMES stopped Ken Lakusta, of Canada, in the seventh round of their heavyweight contest in Mississippi on Tuesday night. It was the 43-year-old former world champion's ninth win in 10 fights since coming out of retirement.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Royal Albert Hall): 6-rd light-heavyweight: Ole Klemensen (Nor) bt Nigel Rafferty (Wolverhampton) rsf 2nd. 8-rd light-heavyweight: Simon Harris (Hayes) bt Steve McCarthy (Southampton) rsf 5th; 4-rd lightweight: Cham Joof (Brixton) bt Mike Morrison (Pembroke) pts. 8-rd welterweight: Kevin Lueshing (Beckenham) bt Marty Duke (Gt Yarmouth) rsf 2nd. 8-rd light-welterweight: Carlos Chase (Bushey) bt Ian Honeywood (Huntingdon) rsf 1st. 12-rd for British light-middleweight championship: Andy Till (Northolt, champion) bt Wally Swift (Solihull) rsf 4th.