Sporting Digest: Boxing

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WORLD AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Tampere, Fin): Featherweight, first round: J Wheeler (US) bt P Griffin (Irl) pts; E Carrion (Cuba) bt B Carr (Sco) pts. Lightweight, second round: M Winters (Irl) bt J Sefelier (Dominican Rep).

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Norwich Sport Village): 12-rd heavyweight (for WBA Penta- Continental title): Herbie Hide (Norwich, holder) bt Jerry Halstead (Oklahoma) rsf 4th. 6-rd light- middleweight: Vince Rose (Tottenham) bt Gary Pemberton (Cardiff) pts. 6-rd bantamweight: Ricky Beard (Dagenham) bt Mick Bell (Norwich) technical ko 2nd. 6-rd heavyweight: Scott Welch (Hove) bt Denroy Bryan (Swindon) rsf 4th. 6-rd flyweight: Tony Hanna (Birmingham) bt Tiger Singh (Norwich) pts. 6-rd super-middleweight: Mark Hale (Bedworth) bt Earl Ling (Norwich) rsf 2nd.