The Associated Press
Mar. 22, 1997
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) _ Arnel Barotillo, 128 3/4, Australia, stopped Enrique Valenzuela, 126 1/2, Mexico, 8, junior featherweights.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Montell Griffin, 175, Chicago, defeated Roy Jones Jr., 175, Pensacola, Fla. by disqualification in the ninth round, to win the WBC light heavyweight title; David Reid, 154, Philadelphia, outpointed Sam Calderon, 157, of Campbell, Ohio, 4, super welterwieghts.