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southpaw

n. a left-handed person. My sister is a southpaw, but I’m not.
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Aberdeen southpaw Burnett used a battery of counter-punching skills while boxing for a Scottish select in Edinburgh to beat English Northern champion Gary Fox with a unanimous points verdict.
Several years ago, `The Hatchet' Brewer, raised in a north Philadelphia ghetto, was twice beaten by journeyman southpaw Greg Thomas, but insists his technique is now sound against left-handers.
READY: Tony Bellew (left) Picture courtesy of Tony Bellew (@TonyBellew) Bellew has done some tech sparring with former amateur team-mate Joe McNally to help get him in tune with the southpaw style.
The Limerick contender wasn't Top Rank's first choice for their Mexican cash cow and they are openly worried about the Kronk fighters' size, southpaw stance and punching power.
But the central Middlesbrough club's lightweight Kallum Leather could count himself very unlucky in a unanimous loss to southpaw Chris Touzey, whose nose streamed blood in rounds three and four as Leather came into his own.
I think that fight was good because it gave me experience against a southpaw and I hadn't fought one for a long time," he added.
Southpaw Gilbert forced the fight from the first bell until the last - but ran on to stiff right hands and crisp left hooks as he tried to corner Williamson, who showed good footwork.
But Calzaghe said: "I know he's beaten quite a few southpaws, but I'm a totally different southpaw to anyone he's fought before.
The two draws came against American Terry McGroom - Johny outscored him in an immediate rematch - and Norwegian southpaw Thomas Hansvoll, a WBA light-heavy challenger, in an eight-rounder for the Nordic cruiser crown.
His southpaw style is expected to be a tough nut for Trinidad to crack, but Trinidad is the harder puncher.
Motherwell Forgewood-based Hastie outscored Danish Southpaw Kenny Egrup in Oslo to become the first-ever Scottish boxer to win an event on his debut at light-weltwerweight.
WBO featherweight champion Scott Harrison concedes he was a relieved man when southpaw Walter Estrada was named as his replacement opponent for the second defence of his title next Saturday at Braehead Arena.
Scriptwriter Egan also is writing "The Volunteer," which has Nicolas Cage attached to star, with production duties being shared between Lewis under his Southpaw banner and Cage and Norm Golightly producing for the actor's own Saturn Films.
Just-Wright Southpaw a/k/a LEFTY, is currently the No.
The 25-year-old only has to point at his record for evidence - his career-biggest win arrived in just his 11th fight when he outpointed Ghanaian southpaw Osumanu Akaba to win the Commonwealth featherweight title at Eston.