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Dreaming of a Whyte Christmas: Whyte Chisora 2 Preview

The first fight between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora was a heavyweight grudge match to remember. Plenty of fuss was made about their pre-fight antics but all was forgiven as fans watched the pair go to war in December of 2016. Two years on, on December 22nd, fans can expect …

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Hughes and Heavens Find York Hall Typically Tough Host

York Hall, intimidating to a first timer like me, but inspiringly so. A cracking East End atmosphere greeted the two Team Southpaw Jab fighters, and dozens of other perfectly primed professionals on the busy Goodwin Boxing card last Saturday. Ricky Heavens was right back on the horse, desperate to return …

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We Go Again – Ricky Heavens Returns

Saturday 1st December 2018: three title fights take place at York Hall, but for #TeamSouthpawJab’s Ricky Heavens, there’s a different sporting challenge to overcome. Having suffered his first professional loss to Duane Green last September, “Slick Rick” is looking to put that loss behind him, taking on the awkward Victor …

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The Weighting Game: Hughes Ready for Area Shot (and food)

Well known for his flamboyant (or hideous, depending on your tastes) kits, half arsed grammar and affable personality, it’s fair to say that super flyweight Jack Hughes is a very popular #TeamSouthpawJab member. The team WhatsApp group would certainly be less fun without him, as would the British super flyweight …

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Vindication: Camacho and Ramabeletsa Take Titles

  Goodwin Boxing again put on one of their high quality cards at York Hall on Saturday night and the action in the ring didn’t disappoint. York Hall was thankfully back to it’s usual toasty feel, which helped those in attendance get over the bitter cold outside. In the main …

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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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Jack Hughes Takes Shutout: Titles Soon?

Last Saturday at York Hall on the Goodwin Boxing Brawl in the Hall show, Team Southpaw Jab member Jack Hughes made a strong case to push upwards in the domestic super flyweight scene. Hughes won one of the last awarded, now that they have been discontinued, International Challenge Belts in …

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Night of the Underdog at York Hall as Season Kicks Off

Boxing is back at York Hall as Goodwin Boxing’s Pound for Pound show opened their new season. With a beefy seventeen fight card, a “cup fight” for added excitement, some surprising results and plenty of prospects, the new season got underway for the Goodwin stable. Well, once you’d got through …

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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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