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2004-05-01 [[Kelvin Davis]] w rsc 8 [[Ezra Sellers]], Jai-Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, USA - IBF. Referee: Frank Santore. Fighting for the title vacated by James Toney, who failed to make a defence, the chunky Davis (190) won every round when wearing Sellers (190) down for a stoppage win at 2.33 of the eighth. Early on it was clear that Sellers, a southpaw, was looking for an early victory, but after hitting Davis with his best punches he was dropped heavily in the fourth by a big right to the head. Thereafter, it would be only a matter of time for Sellers, who was badly cut on the left eye in the seventh, and in the eighth after taking a one-sided beating the referee finally called it off. Davis was stripped on 9 February for failing to agree a defence against O’Neil Bell.   
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2004-05-01 [[Kelvin Davis]] w rsc 8 [[Ezra Sellers]], Jai-Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, USA - IBF. Referee: Frank Santore. Fighting for the title vacated by [[James Toney]], who failed to make a defence, the chunky Davis (190) won every round when wearing Sellers (190) down for a stoppage win at 2.33 of the eighth. Early on it was clear that Sellers, a southpaw, was looking for an early victory, but after hitting Davis with his best punches he was dropped heavily in the fourth by a big right to the head. Thereafter, it would be only a matter of time for Sellers, who was badly cut on the left eye in the seventh, and in the eighth after taking a one-sided beating the referee finally called it off.  
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Davis was stripped on 9 February for failing to agree a defence against O’Neil Bell.   
  
 
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Revision as of 15:45, 2 February 2012

2004-05-01 Kelvin Davis w rsc 8 Ezra Sellers, Jai-Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, USA - IBF. Referee: Frank Santore. Fighting for the title vacated by James Toney, who failed to make a defence, the chunky Davis (190) won every round when wearing Sellers (190) down for a stoppage win at 2.33 of the eighth. Early on it was clear that Sellers, a southpaw, was looking for an early victory, but after hitting Davis with his best punches he was dropped heavily in the fourth by a big right to the head. Thereafter, it would be only a matter of time for Sellers, who was badly cut on the left eye in the seventh, and in the eighth after taking a one-sided beating the referee finally called it off.

Davis was stripped on 9 February for failing to agree a defence against O’Neil Bell.