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Walsh to retain British title in festive featherweight face-off

Ryan Walsh appears in his seventh British title fight when he defends his featherweight Lonsdale strap on Saturday night. The Team Southpaw Jab fighter is bullishly confident of getting the job done. The man in the opposite corner will be Matchroom starlet, Reece Bellotti, 13-1 (11). Experience is with Walsh, …

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Oh ye of Little faith: can Tom Little cause a Saturday night upset?

Saturday night’s Matchroom Boxing show at the O2 Arena, London, is set to be a cracker. Four heavyweight fights will be laid on for the delectation of boxing fans, including Team Southpaw Jab heavyweight Fabio Wardley. Bill topping action from Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora seems unlikely to disappoint and …

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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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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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Ryder Meets Sirotkin in WBA Final Eliminator: Preview

A brief departure from the football stadium super-fights and billion-dollar TV deals, this well-balanced card at the Copper Box Arena in London is nevertheless a worthy instalment in the Matchroom boxing calendar, filled with domestic talent in competitive match ups. Main Event – John Ryder vs Andrey Sirotkin John Ryder …

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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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Khan Returns With Lightning KO

Main Event Fighters making comebacks are always shrouded in doubt. Questions about ring rust, mental stability, weight and general decline usually prompt a cautious re-entry into the active ranks, which is why they are so often underwhelming affairs. Amir Khan’s return was one such underwhelming affair. Admittedly, the 23 month …

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Amir Khan vs Phil Lo Greco: Preview

    Amir Khan (31-4) has been understandably vocal in his condemnation of Saul Canelo Alvarez and his alleged use of the PED, Clenbuterol. However, he will have his own concerns on Saturday night, in the shape of ‘The Italian Sensation’ Phil Lo Greco (28-3). The Canadian’s previous steps up …

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