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IBF MONITOR RESIGNS OVER CONFLICT

A judge appointed a new monitor to oversee the troubled International Boxing Federation's finances after a lawyer stepped down because of his marriage to a federal judge.

Joseph A. Hayden Jr. resigned after eight days on the job, saying he was concerned about a statute that bans relatives of federal employees from serving as federal court appointees.

Bissell accepted Hayden's resignation on Monday and appointed lawyer William Robertson as the new monitor.

In other boxing news: Former heavyweight champion Michael Dokes, 41, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for beating and sexually assaulting his live-in girlfriend. The victim's face so beaten that an arresting officer said he couldn't recognize her from a driver's license photo. . . . Orlin Norris, 34, who took a late punch from Mike Tyson in the ring, charges in a $2 million lawsuit that he is being hurt financially because the boxer has not given him a promised rematch. Norris claims Tyson's manager, Shelly Finkel, promised an immediate rematch if he would say he believed Tyson's punch after the first-round bell in their fight Oct. 23 fight in Las Vegas was accidental.
CORRECTION
There was an error in the SportsWeek calendar in Sunday's paper. The UB women's basketball team will play at Marshall Thursday and be home to Miami (Ohio) Saturday at 2 p.m., not home to Marshall and at Miami as originally printed.

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