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Ryder Meets Sirotkin in WBA Final Eliminator: Preview

A brief departure from the football stadium super-fights and billion-dollar TV deals, this well-balanced card at the Copper Box Arena in London is nevertheless a worthy instalment in the Matchroom boxing calendar, filled with domestic talent in competitive match ups. Main Event – John Ryder vs Andrey Sirotkin John Ryder …

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SKEETE: “MATTHYSSE IS THE WEAKEST LINK AND BEATING LAJARRAGA IS MY ROUTE TO HIM!”

Serial belt collector Bradley Skeete believes 2018 will finally be the year when he adds the major international straps to his already impressive haul. It is a measure of the super skilled 6ft 1in welter belter’s soaring self-belief that – despite hoovering up Southern Area, English, Inter-Continental, British, Commonwealth and WBO European …

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Small Hall Boxing: Forty Fights In The South East This Saturday

The South East of England, at London’s York Hall and Brentwood’s Leisure Centre, will see small hall boxing fans treated to almost 40 fights this Saturday 28th April, both of which Southpaw Jab will be attending to report from. Mickey Helliet’s Hellraiser Boxing and MTK London both host big cards …

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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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Lara vs Hurd: Preview

Light middleweight is not known for its glamour. It lacks the depth of welterweight, the fizz of super-flyweight, the marketability and concussion of heavyweight and the drama of every other weight class in between. It is perhaps fitting, then, that the division is home to Erislandy Lara, 25-2-2 (14), one …

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Sports Tips UK: AJ vs Parker Preview

Fight week is here! Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker meet in a HUGE title unification fight at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. Southpaw Jab’s Adam Thorn and Sports Tip UK presenter Marcus J. Richardson preview the fight, and the David Price vs Alexander Povetkin battle on the same card in this video. …

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Understanding Journeymen: with Lewis van Poetsch

Lewis van Poetsch took a break from his busy boxing schedule to talk to Southpaw Jab’s George Storr about his love for boxing and the importance of journeymen in British boxing. Lewis van Poetsch, 7-63-1 (1), is one of Britain’s most remarkable journeymen. He served in the Army in Afghanistan and …

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EXCLUSIVE: Darryll Williams On Title Fight Delay

The Frank Warren April 14th card at the O2 has been cancelled, or postponed, in boxing talk. Headlined by undefeated Billy Joe Saunders defending his WBO title against Martin Murray, a hand injury to Billy has meant the card will now take place on June 23rd and has particularly bad …

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