Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
SERGEI ARTEMIEV was in a serious condition with a blood clot on his brain after being knocked out by Carl Griffith in the 10th round of a United States lightweight championship bout in Atlantic City. The 23-year-old Russian-born fighter, who is based in New York, has had surgery to drain the clot.

WORLD BOXING ORGANISATION Light-welterweight championship (Inglewood, Cal): C Gonzalez (Mex, holder) bt T Baltazar (US) ko 1st.

EUROPEAN SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE (Rotterdam, 12-rd): R Tuur (Neth, holder) bt M La Fratta (It) ret 6th.