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2019 Prospects to Watch

We’ve done our look back at 2018, with the Southpaw Jab Awards, so let’s look forward to 2019! This is my list of boxing prospects I believe you should all keep an eye out for. As always there are certain rules I have put on myself for this list and …

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The 2018 Southpaw Jab Awards

It’s been a fantastic year of boxing, 2018. Particularly in Britain, the sport continues to go from strength to strength. Champions were made, lost, and cemented. Big and small hall saw some fantastic battles by brave combatants, some stunning knockouts, and some moments of sheer madness. Here, some of the …

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Tony Bellew: Five Defining Moments

by Jonathon Rauch  As 2018 draws to a close, here’s a look back at a professional career spanning over eleven years; in November Anthony Bellew called time on paid pugilism. This is a look back at five moments which defined Bellew’s campaigns at light heavyweight, cruiserweight and heavyweight. Celebrating the …

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Merry Christmas from Southpaw Jab

Merry Christmas! All at Southpaw Jab would like to wish our fighters, writers, friends, readers and the brilliant boxing community a very happy Christmas, whatever your beliefs. We appreciate each and every one of you. May you spend it in joyful good health, with your loved ones and celebrating a …

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An SPJ Seasonal Beating: Whyte vs Chisora 2

The Southpaw Jab team enjoyed a night out at the rammed O2 in London for the “less serious” fan’s pick of the PPV cards on offer three days before Christmas. Being based in London, and having two Team Southpaw Jab fighters on the bill (plus our beloved Pester aiding and …

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Walsh to retain British title in festive featherweight face-off

Ryan Walsh appears in his seventh British title fight when he defends his featherweight Lonsdale strap on Saturday night. The Team Southpaw Jab fighter is bullishly confident of getting the job done. The man in the opposite corner will be Matchroom starlet, Reece Bellotti, 13-1 (11). Experience is with Walsh, …

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Oh ye of Little faith: can Tom Little cause a Saturday night upset?

Saturday night’s Matchroom Boxing show at the O2 Arena, London, is set to be a cracker. Four heavyweight fights will be laid on for the delectation of boxing fans, including Team Southpaw Jab heavyweight Fabio Wardley. Bill topping action from Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora seems unlikely to disappoint and …

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I’ve got my heart set on Tokyo 2020: Shona Whitwell Interview

Shona Whitwell is a name you may not have heard of, but she is someone who you should be keeping tabs on. The talented St Ives boxer is only 20 and has already achieved more than many could dream of in her amateur career. Boxing is in her blood, thanks …

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MURRAY: I DON’T WANT THIS TO END

MARTIN MURRAY RELUCTANTLY concedes that it is a case of win or bust for him when he defends his WBC Silver middleweight title against the dangerous Hassan N’Dam on Saturday. In what should be a compelling contest at the Manchester Arena, the 36-year-old four-time world title challenger bids to extend …

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