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ANTHONY JOSHUA: 5 ROUTES BACK TO THE TOP

June 1st will go down in history, not for Anthony Joshua losing his belts and his unbeaten record (although the shock loss will remain just that), but for Andy Ruiz Jr. becoming the first person of Mexican descent to win the Heavyweight World Title. The man he beat was Matchroom’s …

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THE ART OF THE CROSSOVER: MMA & BOXING

by Dominic Hadi In the history of sport, we have seen successful athletes try their hand at new sports. From the likes of Michael Jordan and Bo Jackson, it appears for a handful of the elite conquering one sport was not enough. Although the second sport may not always be …

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DUBOIS VS GORMAN: EARLY PICKS FOR WINNER

Well well well. Joe Joyce ghosts away from the BBBofC ordered British Title fight with Daniel Dubois and the fans have no time to lament as Nathan Gorman almost immediately signs up for July 13th instead. This is potentially a better fight in the ring and certainly as a spectacle, …

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WBA (not-so) Super Champion

You may have noticed that the WBA can sometimes have more than one champion in a certain weight class (Anthony Joshua and Manuel Charr at Heavyweight for example), and it’s no doubt made you think “why?”. Why have a Super Champion and a Regular Champion? I’ll use the Middleweights to …

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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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A Game to the Throne: Tin Foil Hat Time

Disclaimer: This article has been updated after the WBC ordered the immediate rematch between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. Saturday’s sensational heavyweight class between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder was supposed to give the victor more of a strangle hold on being the man in the division. But what the …

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