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The Australian challenger, Darren Obah, knocked out Kang Byung-in, of South Korea, in the seventh round to become the new Orient and Pacific super-middleweight champion.

Thailand's Saen Sor-Ploenchit won a unanimous points decision over Evangelio Perez, of Panama, to retain his World Boxing Association flyweight title.

WORLD AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Berlin) Selected results: Flyweight B Jumadilow (Kaz) bt P Sheperd (Sco) pts; D Kelly (Irl) bt Sergio Villarreal (Arg) pts; D Costello (Eng) bt A Bravo (USA) pts. Lightweight P Rojas (Cub) bt G Stephens (Irl) pts. Light-welterweight O Urtal (Ger) bt J Pender (Sco) pts. Welterweight P Buonanno (It) bt J Donaghue (Eng) pts; K Kauramaki (Fin) bt N Gough (Irl) pts. Light-middleweight A Fetahovic (Bos) bt L Murphy (Sco) pts. Middleweight M Borbaschew (Kyr) bt G Briggs (Wal) pts. Super-heavyweight: A Levin (Swe) bt D Williams (Eng) pts.

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