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HANNAH RANKIN “FOCUSED AND READY” AHEAD OF WORLD TITLE FIGHT

History making is just days away for Hannah Rankin. Saturday’s IBO Super Welterweight Title fight in Glasgow- where Hannah headlines on live TV (BBC Scotland) against gritty Sarah “Savage” Curran, comes after huge achievements and steps forward during a busy 2018. Hannah advocates the motto “teamwork makes the dream work”, …

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LUCY WILDHEART WORLD TITLE SHOT INTERVIEW: WHATEVER IT TAKES

Just days away from her shot at the vacant IBO World Lightweight Title, unbeaten Swedish native Lucy Wildheart, 5-0 (2), talked to Southpaw Jab about her ticket to the big time. Now based in Hornchurch, Lucy has the opportunity to buy in to a division increasingly monopolised by a certain …

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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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Chantelle Cameron Interview: My Whole Career Has Been A Big Test

Southpaw Jab Founder Chris Waddams spoke with IBO Lightweight World Champion Chantelle Cameron ahead of her second defence of her title at York Hall on the 13th October. Chantelle talks what big fights she wants in the future and whether she would move up of down in weight for the …

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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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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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