WITH Livingston’s Thomas Dickson withdrawing due to illness just 48 hours beforehand it was a case of all change in the bill-topper of this Sam Kynoch promotion in the ornate Donald J Trump Ballroom at Turnberry.
No longer was Ayr’s unbeaten Calvin McCord defending his Scottish Area lightweight title. Instead his opponent came from south of the border as Birmingham’s experienced former English super-bantamweight champ “Showtime” Sean Davis, already in the gym and preparing for a fight, stepped in at the 11th hour to trade punches over eight rounds.
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