Claressa Shields Biography
Claressa Maria Shields was born in match 17, 1995.she is an American professional boxer. She has held multiple world championships in two weight classes and has reigned as the undisputed female middleweight champion since April 2019. Shields is one of only six boxers in history, female or male, to hold all four major world titles in boxing—WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO—simultaneously.
Her parents are Bo Shields and Marcella Adams. BO introduced claressa to boxing because he used to precipitate in underground boxing leagues.
Bo Shields was in prison since claressa was two years old and was released when she was nine.after his realize Bo introduced her to boxing even though he believes boxing was men sports. She began training at Berston Field House in Flint when she was 11, with Jason Crutchfield as her trainer. Shields credits her grandmother for encouraging her to not accept restrictions based on her gender.
Claressa Shields Age, Weight And Height
Claressa was born in match 17, 1995. she is 24 years old (as in 2019). she weighs 75kg and has a height of 5fit 8inches.
Claressa Shields Babyclaressa photo
When she was 19, she adopted her cousin’s daughter named Clarissa Shields. Her cousin was killed in the gunfire
Claressa Shields Boxing
CLARESSA started her boxing career at a very young age of 11 years. she met her coach and trainer Jason Crutchfield at Berston Field House in Flint.
in November 2016, Shields officially went pro. She won her first match, against Franchon Crews, by unanimous decision.
In 2017, she faced Szilvia Szabados for the North American Boxing Federation middleweight title and won. This was the main event on ShoBox, with a regional title fight between Antonio Nieves and Nikolai Potapov serving as the co-main event. It was the first time a women’s boxing was the main event on a United States premium network card.
On June 16, 2017, Shields headlined the “Detroit Brawl,” facing Sydney LeBlanc in her first scheduled eight-round. LeBlanc signed on with three days notice after Mery Rancier dropped out due to visa issues. Shields won the match by decision after all eight rounds.
Shields defeated defending champ Nikki Adler in Detroit for the WBC super-middleweight belt and the vacant IBF super-middleweight belt. The fight was on Showtime on August 4, 2017
She retained her WBC and IBF female super middleweight titles and won the WBAN Super Middleweight title by defeating 17-0 Tori Nelson on January 12, 2018. It was Shields’ first time going all 10 rounds in her professional career.
On June 22, 2018, Shields defeated Hanna Gabriels by unanimous decision, winning the vacant World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation middleweight belts. During Round 1, she experienced the first knockdown of her professional career. She dropped down from 168 pounds to 160 for the fight. This was her first fight with trainer John David Jackson, having worked with Jason Crutchfield for the previous 5.
On December 8, 2018, Shields’ fight aired on HBO, her first appearance on the network, a fight which was a part of the last boxing card to occur on HBO.
Shields became the undisputed women’s middleweight world champion, unifying the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring women’s middleweight titles after defeating Christina Hammer by unanimous decision. The victory was a near shutout with two judges scoring the bout 98-91 while a third judge scored it 98-92 on April 13, 2019.
Claressa Shields Net Worth
Claressa current net worth as of 2019 is reportedly around $3 million. she earns a salary of $ 50 thousand
Claressa Shields Vs Christina Hammer
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields remained undefeated with a unanimous decision over Christina Hammer in a middleweight championship bout and one of the most anticipated fights in women’s boxing history
Shields (9-0) held three versions of the 160-pound title and snagged Hammer’s slice of the division championship to unify the championships on April 13, 2019, at Boardwalk Hall.
The charismatic Shields had a few thousand fans on their feet — and A-listers rooting her on from home — to give herself plenty of gold to strap around her waist to go with the medals around her neck. Undefeated and undisputed, Shield won 98-91 on two cards and 98-92 on the other and was simply dominant over 10 two-minute rounds.
Hammer’s mouthpiece went flying in the eighth round when she absorbed more blows to the face that left her reeling and with about no chance for a comeback. Shields, out of Flint, Michigan, nailed Hammer with a flurry of shots to close the eighth round and had the fans howling for “T-Rex!”
Claressa Shields Loss
At the 2012 Women’s World Championships in Qinhuangdao, China claressa lost her match to Savannah Marshall 14:8 from England.
On the first round, the score was 2-2 but Marshall’s points began to rise on the judge’s scorecards as the fight progressed. They battled four rounds in the 75-kilogram division. claressa was really upset by the defeat, she even wrote an email saying”No, she wasn’t tough, She just ran the whole fight.”I feel like I won, but the judges weren’t giving me any points.
Claressa Shields Record
Shields is the 2 times Olympic gold medalist, she has a record of 9 wins which include 2 knockouts and 7 wins by decisions, she also won Nickelodeon kid’s choice sports award for Biggest Powerhouse’.
Shields is the subject of the 2015 documentary “T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold.the film is all about her life story.
Claressa Shields Last Fight
Her last fight was with Christina Hammer at Atlantic city. Shields (9-0, 2 KOs) entered the fight as the IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight champion and captured the WBO belt belonging to Hammer (24-1, 11 KOs) by dominating the fight.
Claressa Shields Social Media
She has 188k followers on Instagram and 38.7k followers on Twitter.
Claressa Shields Tickets
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