Sporting Digest: BOXING

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Sheffield's Paul Jones produced a stunning first-round knockout victory over Damien Denny to win the World Boxing Organisation continental light-middleweight crown at the Ulster Hall, Belfast last night.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Ulster Hall, Belfast): WBO continental light- middleweight title: P Jones (Sheffield) by D Denny (Belfast) ko 1st. 6- rd light-middleweight: D Juma (Ghana/Belfast) bt V Rose (Tottenham) rsf 3rd. 8-rd lightweight: B McComisky (Guildford/N Irl) bt W Windall (Sheffield) rsf 5th. 6-rd heavyweight: D Corbett (Belfast) bt D Bailey (Liverpool) rsf 2nd. 6-rd welterweight: N Sinclair (Belfast) bt M Duke (Yarmouth) rsf 2nd.