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GOOD YEAR/ BAD YEAR/ SAME YEAR

We say goodbye to 2019. What an extraordinary year, just like every year. But was it, though? Is one extraordinary year in boxing after a decade (lifetime?) of extraordinary years really just an ordinary year? Perhaps we will remember last year as one where everything and nothing at all has …

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PREVIEW: RANKIN AIMING FOR ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

Hannah Rankin, the IBO Super Welterweight world champion, is currently in Malta with her team ahead of yet another world title fight. The Team Southpaw Jab member defends the title this Wednesday (27th November), and aims to add the interim WBC Super Welter World Title to her collection. Rankin, who …

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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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