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WOMEN’S BOXING: RIVALRIES ARE KEY

This Saturday in her home town of Flint, Michigan, Claressa Shields aims to become a three weight world champion in only her 10th professional bout, two quicker than Vasyl Lomachenko achieved the same feat. She faces Croatia’s Ivana Habazin, a former world champion looking to win in a third weight …

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THE RING IS MY HOME: IVANA HABAZIN INTERVIEW

A two-time world champion, a three-time world title challenger and with 23 fights on her record, Croatian super welterweight Ivana Habazin is one of the most experienced and successful active female boxers in the world. Next, she faces American amateur sensation Claressa Shields  for the WBO World Super Welterweight Title …

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RANKIN WINS!

by Ben White On Saturday 15th June in Paisley, Scotland; Luss born boxer Hannah Rankin took on Sarah Curran of Illinois, USA, looking to become Scotland’s first female world champion on a bill dubbed ‘History in the Making’. Rapped into the ring by Aberdeen’s grime recording artist Ransom FA and …

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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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