14 Apr 2019

Claressa Shields makes history, undercard lingers

In a clash of female middleweight world champions, Claressa Shields (9-0, 2 KOs), unified the all four of the widely recognized world titles by beating Christina Hammer (24-1, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The bout was viewed as a pick’em, and a close match,

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12 Feb 2019

Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer set for April 13th

Undefeated middleweight world champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer will meet on Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME to crown the women’s undisputed 160-pound world champion. The blockbuster unification from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. will be the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION, live at 9 p.m.

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06 Dec 2018

Claressa Shields, the forgotten pound-for-pound fighter

Claressa Shields is the pound-for-pound fighter that doesn’t get mentioned amongst pound-for-pound fighter based on her gender, rightfully or wrongly, as some writers feel uncomfortable adding a female fighter to an all male pound-for-pound list. Shields, a 2012 and 2016 women’s Olympic gold medalist, has seen her stature as a

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23 Aug 2018

Maricela Cornejo vs. Franchon Crews do battle for WBC world title on ESPN

Fan-favorite Maricela Cornejo will now do battle for the WBC super middleweight against Franchon Crews on September 13th at The Joint in the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout was elevated from an interim title bout after a confusing sequence of events on Twitter. Below is the

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28 Jun 2018

Elena Savelyeva returns July 13th in Montenegro

Gold-star women’s bantamweight prospect Elena Savelyeva (4-0, 3 KOs) of Russia will return to the ring on Friday, July 13, in Herceg Novi, Montenegro, for an eight-round showdown against current #10 IBF and #11 WBC contender Nina Radovanovic (12-2, 3 KOs) of Serbia. Formerly one of the most decorated female amateur

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24 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Shields gets up, Vergil Ortiz is a star and more

Shields down, but up Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (6-0, 2 KOs) won two world titles in her first bout at middleweight against Hanna Gabriels (18–2, 11 KOs) in a bout for the vacant IBF and WBA female middleweight world championships on Friday night at the at the Masonic

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23 Jun 2018

Claressa Shields gets off the floor to win in Detroit

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (6-0, 2 KOs) won two world titles in her first bout at middleweight against Hanna Gabriels (18–2, 11 KOs) in a bout for the vacant IBF and WBA female middleweight world championships on Friday night at the at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan.

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21 Jun 2018

Shields, Hammer make weight for bouts in Detroit on Showtime

Women take center stage on Showtime Friday night as two-time gold medalist Claressa Shields looks to become a two-division world champion as well as win two world titles in the process. Christina Hammer will look to win as well in hopes of fighting Shields later this year. The card is

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21 Jun 2018

Raquel Miller wins, Zlaticanin gets upset in New York

Lou DiBella’s DiBella Entertainment returned with a broadway boxing card this time at the Melrose Ballroom in Astoria, Queens, New York. The main event saw lesser known, but incredibly tough professional opponent Roberto Ramirez upset former WBC lightweight champion Dejan Zlaticanin. Ramirez charged out and appeared to surprise and/or overwhelm

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20 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Preview: Claressa Shields, Vergil Ortiz, Josh Taylor

Claressa Shields [Showtime, Detroit, Friday, 7 PM PST] Claressa Shields is one of the best fighters in the world, but even with that being said has an uphill battle ahead of her as she is a woman in a male-dominated sport and also is fighting at a heavier weight, one

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