Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
JACOBIN YOMA, of France, the European super-featherweight champion, has been ordered to defend his title against the British champion, Neil Haddock.

WORLD BOXING COUNCIL LEADING RANKINGS (US unless stated): Heavyweight: Champion: L Lewis (GB); 1 E Holyfield; 2 T Tucker; 3 O McCall; 6 F Bruno (GB). Cruiserweight: Champion: A Wamba (Fr); 1 A Tafer (Fr); 2 O Morris; 3 N Miller. Light-heavyweight: Champion: J Harding (Aus); 1 R Yonker; 2 F Tate; 3 M McCallum (Jam). Super- middleweight: Champion: N Benn (GB); 1 H Wharton (GB); 2 T Littles; 3 D Van Horn; 10 R Close (GB). Middleweight: Champion: G McClellan; 1 L Parks; 2 J Jackson (Virg Is); 3 T Tate; 8 F Grant (GB). Super-welterweight: Champion: T Norris; 1 S Brown; 2 A Davis; 3 L Boudouani (Fr); 8 A Till (GB). Welterweight: Champion: P Whitaker; 1 S Cardona (PR); 2 I Quartey (Gha); 3 Y Campas (Mex); 7 G Jacobs (GB); 9 P Barrett (GB). Super-lightweight: Champion: J C Chavez (Mex); 1 F Randall; 2 V Kayumba (Fr); 3 T Alli; 6 A Holligan (GB). Lightweight: Champion: M Gonzalez (Mex); 1 R Ruelas; 2 L Johnson; 3 S Mitchell. Super-featherweight: Champion: A Nelson (Gha); 1 G Ruelas; 2 C Grove; 3 R Cornett (Aus). Featherweight: Champion: G Vargas (Mex); 1 K Kelley; 2 P Hodkinson (GB); 3 J Leija; 9 C McMillan (GB). Super-bantamweight: Champion: T Patterson; 1 D Zaragoza (Mex); 2 J Salud; 3 J Gervacio (Dominican Rep). Bantamweight: Champion: Byun Jungil (S Kor); 1 J Jones; 2 J Tatsuyoshi (Japan); 3 V Rabanales (Mex). Super-flyweight: Champion: Moon Sung Kil (S Kor); 1 Khaoyai Mahasarakam (Thai); 2 M Barrera (Mex); 3 C Salazar (Arg). Flyweight: Champion: Y Arvachakov (Rus); 1 I Zamudio; 2 Lee Seung Koo (S Kor); 3 A Kotey (Gha). Light-flyweight: Champion: M Carbajal; 1 H Gonzalez (Mex); 2 Cha Nam Hoon (S Kor); 3 J Varguez (Mex). Straw-weight: Champion: R Lopez (Mex); 1 J Zepeda (Mex); 2 H Ohashi (Japan); 3 K Guardia (Col).

WBA JUNIOR-FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE (Bordeaux): W Vasquez (PR, holder) bt T Jacob (Fr) ko 10th.

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