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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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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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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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“I believe Lucy has the capability to take on Katie Taylor one day” Al Siesta

by Dominic Hadi @StaredownDom For many St Patrick’s day is an event for celebrations and all things green- the drinks included. However, for the fighters on promoter Al Siesta’s Loose Cannons show, they will be seeking both victory and progression. Headlining this exciting card are two super bantamweights with a …

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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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