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Hannah Rankin Interview: Shields Fight Week!

Chris Waddams caught up with Team Southpaw Jab member Hannah Rankin before she jetted off for her world title challenge against Claressa Shields. Hannah spoke about being nominated for the Scottish Sports Woman Of the Year Award and her never say never attitude to boxing.

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“Women’s Boxing is brutal because it’s not men? I don’t understand that” Hannah Rankin on Women’s Boxing Ahead of Shields Shot

Hannah Rankin is preparing for the biggest challenge of her career, a world title challenge against two-time Olympic gold medallist, Claressa Shields. The American isn’t the only thing she’s fighting though: Hannah’s also fighting to be taken seriously in a sport that, all too often, undervalues female athletes. “When I …

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BREAKING NEWS: Hannah Rankin to Fight Claressa Shields In Kansas

It has just been announced that #TeamSouthpawJab’s Hannah Rankin, 5-2 (1), will fight Olympic gold medallist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, 6-0 (2), in Kansas, USA for Shields’ IBF and WBA world middleweight titles, as well as the interim WBC world title. The fight is due to go ahead on November 17th, …

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Promoters Must Take Leap of Faith With The Women’s Code

Women’s Boxing has been a taboo subject in the past, some people love it while others still believe that women shouldn’t fight, for any one of a number of different reasons. Whatever side of the coin you fall, the female code is on the rise – but are promoters doing …

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“I’m Scottish; We’re Always the Underdog!” Hannah Rankin Interview

It’s a hot and humid Tuesday afternoon and I’m on my way to meet the reigning WBC Silver Middleweight Champion and #TeamSouthpawJab member Hannah Rankin for an interview. I’m five minutes away from where we are meeting and my phone pings, “I’m running a tad late. Sorry, training overran!”. If …

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PREVIEW: Copeland vs Ngubane

The 13th of July will see Hyde’s Stacey Copeland travelling to more exotic climes as she takes on Mapule Ngubane in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare. The two will be competing for the vacant women’s Commonwealth Super Welterweight Title. The Kalakoda Promotions show is a rare instance of British fighters travelling …

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Here Come The Girls

  As #TeamSouthpawJab’s Hannah Rankin looks to become a player on the world stage this evening, with all at Southpaw Jab vociferously supporting her, it feels like the right time to look at the history of the women’s code. Female fighters are rightly growing in the public interest, but it …

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Fight Week! Team Southpaw Jab’s Hannah Rankin Talks Ahead of WBC Silver Bout

  Hannah Rankin has had a hell of a time getting to (a second arranged) fight week with a fight still going ahead and a WBC Silver title still on the line. The WBA ranked number 9 in the world, and #TeamSouthpawJab member spoke to Southpawjab.com’s Adam Thorn. Everyone at …

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“I Fell in Love With London!” Two Weight World Champion Ivana Habazin Interview

Ivana Habazin, the current IBO world middleweight boss and two weight ruler, was in England recently to work out with world number ten, and Southpaw Jab’s own, Hannah Rankin. Despite having to sit next to the Southpaw Jab crew over the course of a show at York Hall, the champion …

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Hannah Rankin: I Don’t Care What Twitter Beef I Get, I think Hammer Beats Shields!

Hannah Rankin fights for the Commonwealth super welterweight title on April 7th in Paisley, and the #TeamSouthpawJab member talks to Adam Thorn ahead of the fight about a range of subjects. 3 minute rounds for women, ring card girls, upcoming big fights in both men’s and women’s boxing and her …

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