Ezra Sellers

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Ezra Sellers
Statistics
Real name Ezra Nathan Sellers
Rated at Cruiserweight
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Reach 77 in (196 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1968-09-02)September 2, 1968
Died December 12, 2013(2013-12-12) (aged 45)
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 37
Wins 29
Wins by KO 26
Losses 8

Ezra Nathan Sellers (September 2, 1968 – December 12, 2013) was an American cruiserweight boxer. He lived in Pensacola, Florida, where he died on December 12, 2013, due to heart problems.[1]

Sellers won the IBO cruiserweight championship against Carl Thompson; however, his title was vacated after losing to WBO champion Johnny Nelson on April 6, 2002 in Copenhagen, Denmark, who declined the IBO belt.

Professional boxing record[edit]

29 Wins (26 knockouts, 3 decisions), 8 Losses (8 knockouts, 0 decisions) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 21-4 Nigeria Emmanuel Nwodo KO 2 19 Jan 2008 New York New York City, United States Sellers knocked out at 2:59 of the second round.
Win 28-19 United States Kenny "The Raven" Craven TKO 3 7 Dec 2007 Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:46 of the third round.
Win 12-10-1 United States Troy "Basher" Beets TKO 6 14 Jul 2007 Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the sixth round.
Loss 22-1-1 Jamaica O'Neil "Supernova" Bell KO 2 4 Sep 2004 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States IBF World Cruiserweight Title Eliminator. Sellers knocked out at 2:04 of the second round.
Loss 20-2-1 United States Kelvin "Concrete" Davis TKO 8 1 May 2004 Florida Miami, Florida, United States IBF World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:33 of the eighth round.
Win 11-5-4 Ghana Joseph "African Assassin" Awinongya UD 8 28 Jun 2003 Florida Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
Win 16-3 United States Jason Robinson TKO 2 1 Mar 2003 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:53 of the second round.
Win 9-10 United States Kevin "The Rage" Tallon TKO 1 7 Sep 2002 Oregon Portland, Oregon, United States
Loss 41-12-1 United Kingdom Johnny "The Entertainer" Nelson KO 8 6 Apr 2002 Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark WBO World Cruiserweight Title. Sellers knocked out at 2:39 of the eighth round.
Win 28-5 United Kingdom Carl "The Cat" Thompson KO 4 26 Nov 2001 United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom IBO World Cruiserweight Title. Thompson knocked out at 1:36 of the fourth round.
Win 14-11 Ivory Coast Onebo Maxime KO 2 20 Jun 2001 Louisiana Kenner, Louisiana, United States
Loss 14-3 Cuba Ramon Garbey TKO 1 17 May 2001 Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi, United States WBO NABO Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the first round.
Win 12-0 United States Sidney Mack TKO 1 29 Jul 2000 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the first round.
Win 16-1-1 Canada Willard "Red Thunder Rock" Lewis TKO 3 1 Apr 2000 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States WBO NABO Cruiserweight Title.
Win 7-1 United States Drexie James TKO 8 25 Feb 2000 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:50 of the eighth round.
Win 38-9-4 Argentina Nestor Hipolito Giovannini TKO 1 29 Jan 2000 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 11-6 United States Matt Green UD 8 10 Dec 1999 Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi, United States 79-74, 79-73, 79-73.
Win 21-8-1 Argentina Miguel Angel Medina Burgos TKO 6 19 Nov 1999 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the sixth round.
Win 17-75-2 United States Danny Wofford TKO 4 15 Jan 1999 Florida Lake Worth, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:05 of the fourth round.
Loss 42-8 United States Alex "The Destroyer" Stewart TKO 3 8 Oct 1998 Missouri Kansas City, Missouri, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:43 of the third round.
Win 11-25-3 United States Marion "The Creep" Wilson UD 10 12 Jun 1998 Louisiana Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States 98-93, 97-93, 99-91.
Win 22-5-2 United States John "Yahya" McClain TKO 1 7 Aug 1997 Connecticut Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States WBU World Super Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:26 of the first round.
Win 7-7-1 United States Ken McCurdy KO 1 22 Nov 1996 Florida Tampa, Florida, United States
Win 9-6 United States Artis "The Mad Boxer" Pendergrass TKO 10 11 Sep 1996 Florida Pensacola, Florida, United States NABU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 8-13 United States Earl Talley TKO 1 15 Jun 1996 Florida Jacksonville, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:10 of the first round.
Win 8-0-1 United States Mike Pearman TKO 3 18 Apr 1996 Oklahoma Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 2-4 United States George Barlow TKO 1 28 Mar 1996 Florida Pensacola, Florida, United States
Win 6-14-1 United States James "Gumbo" Fernandez KO 1 8 Dec 1995 Florida Pensacola, Florida, United States
Win 7-1-1 Barbados Richie Brown TKO 4 24 Jun 1995 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 1-0 United States Tom Williams TKO 1 18 Mar 1995 Florida Pensacola, Florida, United States
Win 11-7 United States Gary Butler TKO 1 20 Sep 1994 Florida Pensacola, Florida, United States
Win 3-2 United States Rick Willis TKO 1 22 Mar 1994 Florida Pensacola, Florida, United States
Loss 3-8 United States Ed Thompson TKO 4 7 Jun 1993 North Carolina Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Win 3-1-1 United States Dayton Wheeler KO 3 12 Feb 1993 Pennsylvania Bushkill, Pennsylvania, United States
Win -- Richard McComber TKO 1 15 Sep 1992 Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Win 13-42-2 United States Frankie Hines KO 3 21 Mar 1992 North Carolina Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Loss 5-0 United States Bruce "The Atlantic City Express" Seldon TKO 2 22 Aug 1989 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

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Preceded by
Carl Thompson
IBO Cruiserweight Champion
November 26, 2001 - April 26, 2002
Succeeded by
Sebastian Rothmann
Filled vacancy