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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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ROSS’S ROCKY STORY: MURRAY WINS WBC STRAP

‘The cream of Castlemilk’ is the name I’m putting forward for Ross Murray, of Castlemilk, Glasgow. He claimed the WBC International Silver Light Flyweight Title on Friday night and his team couldn’t be any prouder. Having turned professional late, at 34, there was never a massive weight of expectation on …

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JACK WANTS JOSH CLASH

IF EVERYTHING PLAYS out according to plan, Jack Catterall would like to be contemplating a world title unification clash against Josh Taylor in the not too distant future. There are several obstacles standing in the way of such a prospect at present, not least the fact that Catterall has got …

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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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The Homecoming: Ray Moylette to Compete WBC International Title in Mayo

Former Amateur World & European Gold Medallist Ray Moylette will step up to 10 rounds for the WBC International Title, with a world ranking place at stake along with the strap. The event, promoted by Assassin Boxing will take place at The Theatre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo on 7th December.  Moylette, who …

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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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Fight Week! Team Southpaw Jab’s Hannah Rankin Talks Ahead of WBC Silver Bout

  Hannah Rankin has had a hell of a time getting to (a second arranged) fight week with a fight still going ahead and a WBC Silver title still on the line. The WBA ranked number 9 in the world, and #TeamSouthpawJab member spoke to Southpawjab.com’s Adam Thorn. Everyone at …

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Stevenson and Jack Go to War In Toronto

Kane Heron vs Ivan Alvarez Kane Heron, home fighter and unbeaten hope fought Kevin McCauley on the undercard of Nick Blackwell and Chris Eubank Jr in 2016. Fun fact. He stepped up in class over a scheduled eight rounds against Ivan Alvarez at super welterweight, and the switch hitting pair …

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