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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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TERRI HARPER SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM – DEBUTS IN MANCHESTER

Denaby talent defends World title on Taylor vs. Linardatou undercard Undefeated Denaby Super-Featherweight talent Terri Harper has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and will make the first defence of her IBO World title against Vivian Obenauf on the Taylor vs. Linardatou undercard at Manchester Arena on …

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MARSHALL: I’LL BEAT CLARESSA SHIELDS AGAIN

‘Silent Assassin’ targets World title showdown with amateur foe Savannah Marshall is convinced that she would make it two wins from two fights against Claressa Shields if the former amateur rivals were to meet again in the professional ranks. Undefeated Hartlepool sensation Marshall, trained by Peter Fury, makes her highly-anticipated …

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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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SAVANNAH MARSHALL SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM BOXING

Hartlepool star targets undisputed clash with Claressa Shields Savannah Marshall, Britain’s first ever female amateur World Champion, has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. The undefeated Hartlepool sensation, trained by Peter Fury, has cruised to six straight wins since announcing herself in the professional ranks on the …

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HANNAH RANKIN “FOCUSED AND READY” AHEAD OF WORLD TITLE FIGHT

History making is just days away for Hannah Rankin. Saturday’s IBO Super Welterweight Title fight in Glasgow- where Hannah headlines on live TV (BBC Scotland) against gritty Sarah “Savage” Curran, comes after huge achievements and steps forward during a busy 2018. Hannah advocates the motto “teamwork makes the dream work”, …

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LUCY WILDHEART WORLD TITLE SHOT INTERVIEW: WHATEVER IT TAKES

Just days away from her shot at the vacant IBO World Lightweight Title, unbeaten Swedish native Lucy Wildheart, 5-0 (2), talked to Southpaw Jab about her ticket to the big time. Now based in Hornchurch, Lucy has the opportunity to buy in to a division increasingly monopolised by a certain …

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OZGUL STEPS UP FOR DUST UP: FULL REPORT

all pictures by @unknown_boxers Siar Ozgul went the distance with Viktor Postol, but was halted defending his Southern Area Super Lightweight Title against Mikey Sakyi. Those back to back defeats last year saw the Hackney based Turk throw everything he could into his performance. In the Sakyi fight, that was …

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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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