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RANKIN & DAVIES INTERVIEWS: Episode 5 Southpaw Jab Podcast

In episode 5 of our Southpaw Jab podcast, we have two cracking interviews with world title contender Hannah Rankin about the huge Shields vs Hammer fight (and more) and an explosive Ohara Davies chat. As ever there’s plenty more and all our regulars including small hall and bigger hall reviews …

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COURTENAY: I LEARNT A LOT FROM MY DEBUT

Watford Bantamweight prospect targets second win at The O2 Watford Bantamweight prospect Shannon Courtenay says her professional debut on the Charlie Edwards vs. Angel Moreno WBC Flyweight World title bill at the Copper Box Arena last month was a valuable learning experience. ‘The Baby Face Assassin’, 25, made a wining …

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And the NEW Southpaw Jab PODCAST! Tom Farrell Interview Plus Small Hall Previews

 Introducing- the Southpaw Jab podcast episode one! Host George Storr is joined by our editor Adam Thorn to discuss small hall boxing, big hall boxing and even some boxing betting. On this week’s show: Huge news for a Team Southpaw Jab fighter Tom Farrell interview, soon to challenge our …

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Third Time Lucky For Rankin?

Scotland’s Hannah Rankin will get her third crack at a world title when she takes on American Sarah Curran in front of her native fans on the 15th June. Having taken chances at world honours in the two weight divisions above her natural one, Rankin finally gets a crack at …

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If I can be the reason someone changes their life for the better, I will be proud: Lucy Wildheart Interview

picture courtesy of Scott Rawsthorne @unknown_boxers by Ben White @BWTalkingSport You might not have heard of Lucy Wildheart, but the Swedish native, now resident in Hornchurch, has been making waves. Boasting a 4-0 (2) record at lightweight, the determined Lucy tells me about overcoming self doubt, and her mission to …

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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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“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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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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Women’s Boxing Is Respected Now, It Wasn’t Before: Nina Bradley Interview

Women’s boxing is on the rise, the sport now has household names like Katie Taylor and Chantelle Cameron winning and defending their versions of world titles and Nicola Adams becoming a two time Olympic champion and hopefully a World champion in the near future. Because of them, more and more …

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PREVIEW: Copeland vs Ngubane

The 13th of July will see Hyde’s Stacey Copeland travelling to more exotic climes as she takes on Mapule Ngubane in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare. The two will be competing for the vacant women’s Commonwealth Super Welterweight Title. The Kalakoda Promotions show is a rare instance of British fighters travelling …

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