southpaw


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southpaw

Informal
a boxer who leads with his right hand and off his right foot as opposed to the orthodox style of leading with the left
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Bell, an awkward southpaw, won the first as Mokatare struggled to pin him down.
He outclassed Bradford southpaw Surinder Sekhon over four rounds on his way to a 40-36 decision from referee Sean Messer.
Kincorth coach Reid said: 'Last year we fought McArthur right down to the wire - like Lee he is a very good southpaw but Lee is on a roll.
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.
Joshua, 26, has yet to face a southpaw as a pro and Haye said he needs to adapt his game plan in the ring for the clash at London's O2 on Saturday.
It is very difficult to throw your own right hand against a southpaw because you feel wide open to their left cross.
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.
He is a tall, durable southpaw and a former southern area champion," commented Jeffries, who was due to fight Tony Quigley until the Merseysider withdrew through injury.
He smacked McCauley flush on the chin with southpaw lefts to back him up, then went to work with body punches.
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.
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.