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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.  
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1987-07-04 [[Kelvin Seabrooks]] nc 9 (15) [[Thierry Jacob]], Circus Tent, 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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Unfortunately for Jacob, his manager had misinterpreted the IBF ruling on accidental head clashes occurring after six rounds, the referee awarding the contest to Seabrooks. An hour later, the IBF officials in charge amended the result to that of no-contest.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:24, 23 November 2012

1987-07-04 Kelvin Seabrooks nc 9 (15) Thierry Jacob, Circus Tent, 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, the referee awarding the contest to Seabrooks. An hour later, the IBF officials in charge amended the result to that of no-contest.