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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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YAFAI DEFENDS WORLD CROWN AGAINST JIMENEZ IN PROVIDENCE

WBA Super-Flyweight king meets mandatory challenger on June 29 Kal Yafai will defend his WBA World Super-Flyweight title against Norbelto Jimenez on Saturday June 29 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Yafai (25-0 15 …

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FEARSOME HEAVYWEIGHT HRGOVIĆ TO MAKE AMERICAN DEBUT

Foreword by Southpaw Jab Editor Adam Thorn Filip Hrgović has had a terrifying aura around him over the last few years. Rumours of annihilating sparring partners and a monstrous ability to decimate those in front of him swirled. Working on the small hall scene, I knew several fighters and trainers …

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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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“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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Shields vs Gabriels: Preview

Claressa Shields’ CV is already littered with astronomical success. Gold at the London Olympics in 2012. Gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Gold at the 2014 and 2016 World Championships. Gold at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. A WBC Silver champion by her third professional fight, and …

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