Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
JOHNNY NELSON retained his World Boxing Federation cruiserweight title after a first-round victory over the veteran, Tom Collins, at the Mansfield Leisure Centre last night. Nelson sent Collins to the canvas three times.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Mansfield): 6-rd light-welterweight: S Howden (Sheffield) bt B Coleman (Birmingham) rsf 4th. 6- rd light-welterweight: P Denton (Walthamstowe) bt B McDougall (Birmingham) pts. 6-rd light-heavyweight: J Keeton (Sheffield) bt T Colclough (Smethwick) rsf 1st.