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Synonyms for southpaw

a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right

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Burnett prompted gasps of admiration from the Edinburgh ringside crowd last weekend as he halted tough Englishman Fox in his tracks time and time again with some cracking southpaw head and body shots.
I'd say I'm almost 100 per cent better against southpaws," said Brewer before the second defence of his title.
I hope behind closed doors the right preparation has been done and he has adjusted himself to counter awkward southpaw attacks.
I went in the ring with one of the great southpaws, Chris Finnegan.
I found out a few days ago and I have been working on the tactics for a southpaw ever since.
The Philadelphian has recorded wins over Antonio Tarver and Winky Wright in his last two fights, both former world champions and both southpaws.
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.
Egrup was a fast, tricky southpaw who never stood still for a minute but Hastie cut off the ring ina way that would have done credit to a seasoned pro-boxer and banged home body shots.
The Cambuslang fighter had been preparing for a bout against William Abelyan before injury forced the Armenian southpaw to withdraw from the contest.
Unbeaten Joshua had mixed fortunes against southpaws as an amateur.
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.
Many good judges expect the clash between two slick operators to produce its share of fireworks, something Khan welcomes after his previous outing against against another southpaw, Northern Ireland's Paul McCloskey, came to an unsatisfactory conclusion.
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.
I sent Smith an e-mail on Facebook and said he must want a rematch with me because I'm the only boxer who has beaten him," said the Coventry southpaw.
Nigel Wright, the classy southpaw from Newcastle, has thrown his hat into the ring as a possible future challenger for WBA light-welter champion Gavin Rees.