Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall will reignite their rivalry once they seem on the identical BOXXER Combat Night time invoice forward of an enormous world title showdown in 2022.
America’s two-time undisputed champion makes her UK debut as she joins British rival Marshall on one other huge BOXXER present on Saturday December 11, reside on Sky Sports activities, in Birmingham.
The 2 world champions are set to share the ring subsequent yr in a ladies’s tremendous combat, which is able to settle a long-running feud that stems again to when Marshall defeated Shields within the 2012 World Beginner Championships.
Shields has since emerged as an elite champion within the skilled ranks, claiming world titles in three weight lessons, together with each main belt at super-welterweight and middleweight.
Marshall can also be unbeaten in her vastly spectacular paid profession, with 9 stoppages in 11 victories, together with an explosive stoppage of Hannah Rankin to safe the WBO middleweight belt final October.
BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom mentioned: “We consider that now we have the most effective fighter within the sport. Claressa feels that she is the most effective.
“We’ve them each on the identical platform.
“[Their super-fight] goes to occur very quickly.
“It is time for Savannah to really feel like she is a famous person.”
Marshall mentioned: “Claressa could not final two minutes with me!”
Shields replied: “She got here by means of with a win – she broke the Savannah Marshall curse!
“We’ll combat December 11 subsequent to one another, then we’ll combat one another subsequent.
“She beat me within the amateurs. I’m undefeated as a professional. Let’s get that straight.
“I’ve all the time wished to combat her once more. I’m the higher fighter and can show it subsequent yr.
“I’ve lots of energy, lots of ability, and I am not the identical fighter that I used to be once I was 17.
“I’ve crushed the most effective ladies in three weight lessons.
“I’ve all the pieces it takes to beat her – to cease her – in England.”
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October 31 – Prime Rank in New York
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