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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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McGregor has brought in rangy amateur southpaw Conor Wallace and jiu-jitsu world champion Dillon Danis to prepare him for this rematch with the Californian.
Arum always believes that left-handed fighters create problems for Mayweather and Pacquiao being a southpaw could complicate things even further.
I'm going to do what I always do with southpaws - walk into the middle of the ring and make them move round me with the jab.
Some say southpaws tend to be more creative than righties After all, Jimi Hendrix and Paul McCartney were lefties, but so were John Dillinger and Jack the Ripper.
The 36-year-oldNewbridge southpaw, who is also making his debut on American soil, added: "I've definitely noticed that I'mpunching harder in the gym.
He has only fought two quality southpaw boxers in Syd Vanderpool and Vitali Tsypko but revealed his early training with fellow St Petersburg native Wright( now widely regarded as the best boxer in the world ( will stand him in good stead against Calzaghe.
A LEFT-HAND TURN AROUND THE WORLD: Chasing the Mystery and Meaning of All Things Southpaw
Adams's nose bled from the sixth round as he was picked off by jabs and admitted that he struggled to find an answer to his opponent's sharp-shooting southpaw skills.
Although Woodhall will be on home soil in front of his loyal fans at Telford Ice Rink, Beyer is still expected to pose a big threat, especially as the 28-year-old German is a southpaw.
DAVID HAYE fears fellow Brit Anthony Joshua could struggle against southpaw Charles Martin.
I went in the ring with one of the great southpaws, Chris Finnegan.
Having faced John Ryder, he's also done a lot of work on Southpaws, so that aspect of the fight shouldn't be a problem.
I've had 11 wins and no defeats with eight knockouts against southpaws.
The 28-year-old IBF champion, who takes on Wales' WBO boss at the MEN Arena in a super-middleweight unification showdown, has met only two top-level southpaws in his 21-bout pro career, but reckons he knows all there is to know about handling the breed, thanks to gym sessions with top middleweight Ronald 'Winky' Wright.
Bendall squares up to Scott Dann in Plymouth on September 17 and the Coventry boxer should be in the best shape of his life for the showdown between the southpaws.