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FILM REVIEW: JAWBONE

There have been plenty of boxing films throughout the years, some good but quite a few more which were not any good. Does anyone remember The Calcium Kid fondly, for example? Jawbone (2017) shares similarities with a lot of the most well-known pugilistic cinema, and in fact a lot of …

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DURAN VS TYSON VS CALZAGHE

We’re now months into lockdown and if you’re anything like me your XBox is overheating from too much Fight Night Champion and you are feeling the combat cold turkey hitting hard. Where to turn? Team Southpaw Jab’s Hannah Rankin has been wonderfully posting a classic fight of the day which …

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WHAT MAKES A FIGHTER A P4P CONTENDER?

Like many of you reading this, I frequent the boxing groups and forums on Facebook. I interact more on some than others but I’m always having a nose at what people think of specific fights and/or boxers. One thing that comes up a lot is people’s P4P lists and I …

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DAVIES AND McKENNA KEPT APART… FOR NOW

Eight of the best 140lb fighters take part in the tournament, shown live on Sky Sports in association with Matchroom Boxing, and on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank. Kieran Gething will take on Lewis Benson, Mohamed Mimoune will face Darren Surtees, Mikey Sakyi goes up against Tyrone McKenna, and …

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MtKFIGHT NIGHT PREVIEW – WALSH & CAMERON TOP A BUSY BILL

Saturday’s MTK Global show sees York Hall play host to some big names and an appealing selection of bouts. Liam Walsh is an undoubted highlight as he takes on ever-game Yorkshireman, Maxi Hughes, for the vacant WBO European Lightweight title.  Walsh spent two years out of the ring between 2017 …

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‘BORN FIGHTER’ HANEY: NFL’S LOSS IS BOXING’S GAIN!

‘One-man army’ Haney turned his back on Football to target World title glory in the ring Devin Haney can take a huge step towards becoming a World champion on Friday night – but the Lightweight sensation revealed on the debut episode of season two of Matchroom Boxing’s ‘Born Fighter’ show, …

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ITALY: FIGHTERS FOR THE FUTURE

Thanks to the country’s relative success on the amateur circuit and with recent investment by promotional titans Matchroom, Italy is slowly becoming a feature on the boxing map. Below is a brief shortlist of some of the names names who may soon establish themselves on the world scene, if they …

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WHITE COLLAR IN 2018 TO THE BIGGEST FIGHT OF 2019?

By Dominic Hadi – @domhadi (Instagram & Twitter) On September 15th 2018 we saw two of the greatest boxers of our generation put it all on the line in the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. They both pushed the pace, took incredible shots and after a controversial draw in their first …

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