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southpaw

slang Someone who is left-handed, especially an athlete such as a boxer or baseball player. Huh, I never knew you were a southpaw! Does it make playing the guitar harder? Her next opponent was a southpaw, which really threw her normal boxing strategy out of whack.

southpaw

n. a left-handed person. My sister is a southpaw, but I’m not.
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Fortune said he has a lot of respect for Thurman's trainer Dan Birmingham whose proteges include two southpaws, former IBF/WBC lightheavyweight champion Chad Dawson and former IBF/WBC/WBA/WBO superwelterweight ruler Winky Wright.
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The 24 year old was on top from the start and the finishing punch was a left to the ribs - thrown from the southpaw stance - that put Mora on his knees for the '10' count and more.
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Southpaw is a rousing parable of triumph over adversity that won't knock out any fans of The Champ, Rocky and other displays of pugilistic big screen machismo.
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Penned by Sons Of Anarchy's Kurt Sutter, Southpaw follows Billy as the knock-on effect of a tragic incident sees him reach rock bottom, before he searches for redemption with the aid of a retired fighter, played by Forest Whitaker.
And while Antoine Fuqua's Southpaw offers little in the way of original storyline (Jake Gyllenhaal's gritty pugilist must recover his world-class talent from a low ebb, regain former glory and have his stab at the Championship belt) but is well sustained, impressively staged and features a strong cast.
New boxing movie Southpaw is out in cinemas on Friday July, 24, and is packed with some of Hollywood's biggest stars.
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The national selection committee of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recalled the southpaw in the team announced on Monday for the first two Tests.
Goodwin has a healthy respect for his opponent, saying: "He seems a good fighter, plus he is a southpaw. I will have to be at my best and I intend to be."