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Third Time Lucky For Rankin?

Scotland’s Hannah Rankin will get her third crack at a world title when she takes on American Sarah Curran in front of her native fans on the 15th June. Having taken chances at world honours in the two weight divisions above her natural one, Rankin finally gets a crack at …

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The Young Dragon Sion Yaxley

Ruthin’s Yaxley made his long anticipated debut at Liverpool’s Olympia recently outpointing tough journeyman Kevin McCauley (15-178-12) winning every round on referee Jamie Kirkpatrick’s scorecard impressing those at ringside in the process.  Yaxley controlled the fight from start to finish and gave nothing away to his vastly experienced counterpart, snapping out …

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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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Erislandy Lara vs Jarrett Hurd: Review

Top of the bill at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas last Saturday was the awkward, wily veteran, IBO and WBA super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara, against the taller, rangier, more direct and youthful IBF champion, Jarrett Hurd. A unification fight largely overlooked in the United Kingdom because of …

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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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