Sporting Digest: Boxing

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The Independent Online
NIGEL BENN'S third defence of the World Boxing Council super-middleweight championship against Lou Gent has been delayed for three weeks. The fight was scheduled for Olympia, London, on 5 June, but has been provisionally rearranged for 26 June because Benn trapped a nerve in a shoulder while training in Tenerife.

WORLD AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPS (Tampere, Fin): Quarter-finals (selected): Light-flyweight: A Guardado (US) bt M McQuillan (Irl) rsf 1st. Flyweight: D Kelly (Irl) bt I Matveitchuk (Ukr) pts. Lightweight: D Austin (Cuba) bt M Winters (Irl) pts. Heavyweight: S Allouane (Fr) bt P Douglas (Irl) pts.

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