Sporting Digest: Boxing

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PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Belfast) 12-rd for vacant World Boxing Organisation Welterweight Championship: E Loughran (Ballymena) bt L Smith (US) pts. 6-rd light-heavyweight: N Magee (Belfast) bt J Kaighin (Swansea) pts. 6-rd light-heavyweight: G Tshabalabala (SA) bt B Edwards (Manchester) rsf 5th. 10-rd super-middleweight: R Close (Belfast) bt R Domenge (US) rsf 4th; 6-rd light-heavyweight: R Kane (Belfast) bt J O'Neil (Swansea) pts.

WORLD BOXING COUNCIL CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (Paris): A Wamba (Fr, holder) bt A Tafer (Fr) ret 7th.

INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION SUPER-BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (Lake Tahoe, Nevada): K McKinney (US, holder) bt J Salud (US) pts. IBF Lightweight Championship (Haifa, Isr): J A Lashin (Isr, holder) bt H Ramirez (Mex) tko 6th.