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Christina Hammer Targeting Claressa Shields

Christina Hammer Targeting for Claressa Shields       By Phil Woolever Along with boxing’s increased exposure from recent, mega- matches, it appears 2018 will offer a true, unification “super fight” in the women’s ranks, featuring longtime middleweight champion Christina Hammer against rising star Claressa Shields.   Both undefeated fighters possess the talent and charisma to produce […]

Claressa Shields Gets World Title Bid

Claressa Shields Fights Nikki Adler for WBC Super Middleweight Title   By David A. Avila Not satisfied with just winning belts Claressa “T-Rex” Shields will now fight for the WBC super middleweight title it was announced on Wednesday. A mere two weeks after capturing the WBC Silver super middleweight title, Shields (3-0, 1 KO) now […]

It’s True. Claressa Shields the Main Event on Showtime Card in March

It’s True. Claressa Shields the Main Event on Showtime Card in March.   Former U.S. Olympic superstar Claressa Shields signed an expected contract with television network Showtime on Tuesday. But not expected was that her fight will be the main event. It’s an historic moment in female boxing. “I did not expect to be the […]

Claressa Shields Debuts in Las Vegas

Rivals Claressa Shields and Franchon Crews Battle as Pros in Las Vegas Straight out of Rio comes America’s top amateur boxer Claressa Shields eager to make a splashy pro debut against another amateur standout Franchon Crews making her pro debut as well in the boxing capital of Las Vegas. The two-time Olympic gold medalist Shields […]

Claressa Shields Turns Pro on Ward-Kovalev & Female Fight News

Claressa Shields Turns Pro on Ward-Kovalev Card and Female Fight News   Las Vegas will be the site for the professional debut of two-time Olympian Claressa Shields. The home of mega slots, glitzy hotels and a town that never sleeps gets first crack at hosting the double gold medal winner when Shields makes her debut […]