Sporting Digest: Boxing

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ANDY TILL, the British light-middleweight champion, has pulled out of a third defence of his title against Robert McCracken on 8 December, after sustaining a cut eye in training.

VIRGIL HILL, the American World Boxing Association light-heavyweight champion, equalled the world record of 14 successful defences of his title yesterday when he stopped Saul Montana, of Mexico, in the 10th round of their scheduled 12- round bout in Fargo, North Dakota.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Watford): 12-rd for British and Commonwealth Lightweight Championship: B Schwer (Luton) bt P Burke (Preston, holder) pts. 6-rd super-featherweight: M Fattore (Watford) bt L Fox (Sheffield) pts. 8-rd welterweight: P Waudby (Hull) bt R Rowland (West Ham) rsf 5th. 6-rd light-heavyweight: M Wright (Stevenage) bt S Osborne (Nottingham) rsf 3rd. 6-rd super-middleweight: J Calzaghe (Newbridge) bt S Mason (Sheffield) rsf 1st. 6-rd light-middleweight: J Bosco (Bermondsey) bt M Dawson (Burton) rtd 4th.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (York Hall): 12- rd British Middleweight Championship: N Brown (Burton) bt F Grant (Bradford) rsf 7th. 6- rd light-middleweight: K Sheeran (Crawley) bt R Washer (Swansea) pts. 6-rd light-middleweight: J Robinson (West Ham) bt S Dunn (Leicester) pts. 6-rd light-middleweight: K Adamson (Walthamstow) bt C Stuart (Paddington) rsf 1. 6-rd light-welterweight: P Ryan (Hackney) bt S Phillips (Manchester) rsf 3. 4-rd bamtamweight: P Webster (Hackney) bt J Murray (Glasgow) pts. 6-rd featherweight: M McRae (Brixton) bt I Reid (Peckham) pts.