1987-07-04 Kelvin Seabrooks nc 9 (15) Thierry Jacob, Circus Tent, Calais, France - IBF

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1987-07-04 [[Kelvin Seabrooks]] nc 9 (15) [[Thierry Jacob]], Calais, France - IBF. Referee: Paul Venti. Down after just 12 seconds of the fight commencing and badly cut over the right eye in round three, the southpaw challenger could hardly have made a worse start. However, Jacob (118) fought back wonderfully well to floor Seabrooks (118) three times before remaining in his corner at the end of the ninth round after his manager refused to let him continue due to the worsening injury.  
 
1987-07-04 [[Kelvin Seabrooks]] nc 9 (15) [[Thierry Jacob]], Calais, France - IBF. Referee: Paul Venti. Down after just 12 seconds of the fight commencing and badly cut over the right eye in round three, the southpaw challenger could hardly have made a worse start. However, Jacob (118) fought back wonderfully well to floor Seabrooks (118) three times before remaining in his corner at the end of the ninth round after his manager refused to let him continue due to the worsening injury.  
  
Unfortunately for Jacob, his manager had misinterpreted the IBF ruling on accidental head clashes occuring after six rounds and the referee awarded the contest to Seabrooks. An hour later, the IBF officials in charge amended the result to that of no contest.
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Unfortunately for Jacob, his manager had misinterpreted the IBF ruling on accidental head clashes occurring after six rounds and the referee awarded the contest to Seabrooks. An hour later, the IBF officials in charge amended the result to that of no contest.
  
 
[[Category: 1987 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: 1987 Title Contests]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]
 
[[Category: Bantamweight Division]]

Revision as of 17:46, 19 March 2012

1987-07-04 Kelvin Seabrooks nc 9 (15) Thierry Jacob, Calais, France - IBF. Referee: Paul Venti. Down after just 12 seconds of the fight commencing and badly cut over the right eye in round three, the southpaw challenger could hardly have made a worse start. However, Jacob (118) fought back wonderfully well to floor Seabrooks (118) three times before remaining in his corner at the end of the ninth round after his manager refused to let him continue due to the worsening injury.

Unfortunately for Jacob, his manager had misinterpreted the IBF ruling on accidental head clashes occurring after six rounds and the referee awarded the contest to Seabrooks. An hour later, the IBF officials in charge amended the result to that of no contest.

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