- It confuses most opponent - especially those who have never fought a southpaw
- you get a power punch jab from your lead hand right, which can do a lot of damage
- lead hand hook becomes a very effective punch
- The footwork and angles change, which can cause your opponent to walk into the left cross through force of habit
I suppose I should add that the man currently considered the best pound for pound boxer in the world, Manny Pacquiao, is also a Southie.
Turn left. Find out for yourself...