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Claressa Shields Names Franchon Crews As First Pro Opponent

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields took to social media today to announce the opponent for her much anticipated pro debut on the lead-off freeview telecast of Kovalev-Ward “Pound For Pound” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shields is set to face decorated fellow American Franchon Crews in a four-round middleweight bout, with each round...
Via BadCulture
1 day ago

Claressa Shields to face Franchon Crews in pro debut Nov 19th

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields took to social media to announce the opponent for her much anticipated pro debut on the lead-off freeview telecast of Kovalev-Ward “Pound For Pound” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shields is set to face decorated fellow American Franchon Crews in a four-round middleweight bout, with each round timed...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago

Boxing Olympic champ Shields, honored by Pistons, shines a light on Flint

Claressa Shields shares a little more in common with Tom Gores than the Pistons jersey she took home from Friday’s Palace season-opening
Via NBA.com
5 days ago

Claressa Shields, Olympic boxing gold medalist, sets pro debut

LAS VEGAS — Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields plans to make her professional debut Nov. 19 in Las Vegas. Shields will fight on the undercard of fellow Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward’s high-profile showdown with Sergey Kovalev, promoter Main Events announced Tuesday. The 21-year-old Shields has won gold in every Olympic women’s boxing tournament, dominating...
Via The Denver Post
10 days ago

Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields sets pro debut

LAS VEGAS (AP) Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields plans to make her professional debut Nov. 19 in Las Vegas. Shields will fight on the undercard of fellow Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward's high-profile showdown with Sergey Kovalev, promoter Main Events announced Tuesday. The 21-year-old Shields has won gold in every Olympic women's boxing tournament, dominating...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Two-Time USA Boxing Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields turns pro on Nov 19th Kovalev-Ward card

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields will be making her much anticipated professional debut during the lead-off freeview telecast of Kovalev-Ward “Pound For Pound” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shields is set to face an opponent to be announced in a four-round middleweight bout, with each round timed at two-minutes. The freeview telecast...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago

Rio Reflections with boxer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields

Every Olympic year is emotional. The visions, goals and sacrifices day in and day out together accumulate to one moment in time. That moment is pivotal and life-changing, and is the absolute epitome of athletic excellence: the Olympic Games. The Rio Olympics were filled with stories of athletic triumphs, drug scandals and security mishaps. Yet, behind the scenes, there were the deeper...
Via Excelle Sports
17 days ago

Shields, Stevenson move on to next round in Rio

Team USA boxer Shakur Stevenson was given a first round bye in the AIBA draw. Stevenson now automatically moves on to the next rounds of matches without having to face anyone in the preliminary round. In addition to Stevenson, Claressa Shields, the reigning champion in her division and the only Team USA boxing gold medalist, was also awarded a bye and moves on the quarterfinals....
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Claressa Shields wins gold at women’s world championships, USA Boxing finishes 3rd in medal count

2012 Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields (Flint, Mich.) continued her incredible reign on Friday with a championship bout victory at the 2016 Women’s World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. Shields is the first American female boxer ever to win two elite world titles and the first U.S. boxer to claim consecutive world championships since Eric Griffin in 1991 and 1993 prior...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

USA Boxing wins 4 golds at Olympic qualifiers, Charles Conwell & Shakur Stevenson for men, plus women Mikaela Mayer & Claressa Shields

MIKAELA MAYER QUALIFIES FOR THE OLYMPICS ON A GOLD MEDAL DAY FOR TEAM USA The day that Mikaela Mayer has been working toward for the past six years finally came on Saturday at the Americas Qualifier in Buenos Aires. The American lightweight clinched her berth in the 2016 Olympic Games with a gold medal victory in Argentina. She was one of four victories on an undefeated day for the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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