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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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USYK MAKES HEAVYWEIGHT DEBUT AGAINST TAKAM ON MAY 25

Undisputed pound for pound star begins new challenge at MGM National Harbor Pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk will make his Heavyweight debut against Carlos Takam at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on Saturday May 25, live on DAZN in the US and on Sky Sports in the UK. Usyk …

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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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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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“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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Josh Taylor vs Viktor Postol: Preview

Sometimes there are occasions when a little faith is restored; when all the cynicism surrounding a sport blighted by controversy and drug scandals and poor officiating is put to one side and the boxing community can enjoy something truly worth celebrating. This weekend, we are treated to one such event …

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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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