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We Go Again – Ricky Heavens Returns

Saturday 1st December 2018: three title fights take place at York Hall, but for #TeamSouthpawJab’s Ricky Heavens, there’s a different sporting challenge to overcome. Having suffered his first professional loss to Duane Green last September, “Slick Rick” is looking to put that loss behind him, taking on the awkward Victor …

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Williams Wastes No Time On Late Replacement

FROM THE O2: After a well documented, frustrating year out of the ring, Darryll Williams was all set to face foe Lennox Clarke in defence of his English title. The #TeamSouthpawJab super middleweight boss of this nation is a fighter through and through, and after his third training camp for …

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Come Rain Or Shine, Fury is on the Warpath

Barry Smith was at the Tyson Fury press conference for Southpaw Jab yesterday, ahead of Fury’s return to action this Saturday. Here’s his report. by Barry Smith Cast shadows over a Manchester sky as the Tyson Fury press conference looms. Southpaw Jab are there. There’s an uncertainty in the weather, …

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What to Expect From Tyson Fury’s Comeback

Tyson Fury’s long-awaited return to the ring is taking place on Saturday the ninth of June at the Manchester Arena. Frank Warren has put together a great undercard including Terry Flanagan’s fight with Maurice Hooker for the WBO World Super Lightweight Title. It looks set to be an interesting night …

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Fury Opponent for June Announced!

“When I say I’m ready, I’m fucking ready!” The King returns! Frank Warren’s team have announced that Tyson Fury, Southpaw Jab favourite and former undisputed heavyweight champion (yes, Southpaw Jab favourite is a bigger accolade) will fight Sefer Seferi, 23-1 (21) of Albania in his comeback on June 9th at …

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Khan Returns With Lightning KO

Main Event Fighters making comebacks are always shrouded in doubt. Questions about ring rust, mental stability, weight and general decline usually prompt a cautious re-entry into the active ranks, which is why they are so often underwhelming affairs. Amir Khan’s return was one such underwhelming affair. Admittedly, the 23 month …

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OPINION: Tyson Fury versus Shannon Briggs Could Be the Perfect Comeback

    I’m definitely, and perhaps understandably, in a minority that would love Tyson Fury’s comeback to be against Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs. Text and Twitter exchanges between the two have shown that it’s a likely match-up but with no confirmation as of yet it seems negotiations may have hit …

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Tyson Fury Signs With Frank Warren: June 9th Fight Announced!

BREAKING NEWS! Southpaw Jab favourite, Tyson Fury, is to return to the ring after two and a half years out, he has announced. The lineal heavyweight champion has signed to Frank Warren’s stable, and has a fight date of June 9th in Manchester planned. No opponent has been announced yet, …

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The 5 Greatest Heavyweight Comebacks #1

By Jason Doherty #5 Larry Holmes #4 James J. Jeffries #3 Mike Tyson #2 George Foreman 1. Muhammad Ali (1970-1978) It is almost an impossible task to have any discussion on the matter of heavyweight boxing, without giving some mention to the name, Muhammad Ali. Arguably the greatest heavyweight of …

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