Tag: Claressa Shields

The Hunger for More (Claressa Shields Returns)

Women’s boxing great and reigning LINEAL-UNDISPUTED Middleweight Champion of the World ♛🥇🥇🇺🇸Claressa “T-Rex” Shields (9-0-0, 2KO) has more lofty aspirations to go after, this time trying to become a Triple-Crown, 3-division Champion. Continue reading “The Hunger for More (Claressa Shields Returns)”

GAME OF THRONES IS OVER – CLARESSA SHIELDS SITS IN THE IRON THRONE ATOP THE WOMEN’S MIDDLEWEIGHT DIVISION

By Tre Berry

Ladies & Gentlemen, your new UNDISPUTED Middleweight World Champion…Claressa ‘T-Rex’ Shields (9-0-0, 2KO).

Shields defeated longtime Middleweight Champion Christina Hammer (24-1-0, 11KO) by way of a dominant unanimous decision in which all official scorecards had identical results. In the most important fight in women’s boxing history, Shields managed to unify all WBA, WBC, WBO, IBF & RING-MAGAZINE belts, answering all questions and leaving nothing to speculation as to who the best is in the Middleweight division, also leaving a strong impression when considering the overall P4P picture.

The fight started out with Hammer trying to establish distance behind her jab, and Shields standing stationary assessing what Hammer had in her arsenal, and relying on her counter-punching to find her target.

Hammer had trouble establishing her jab while headhunting instead of jabbing to the chest while Shields remained an elusive target and found ways to get inside. With Hammer having zero inside game, and her not being able to get the stick working to keep her shorter opponent at bay, it turned out to be a recipe for disaster from about the 4th round on, with very minimal adjustments made on Hammers behalf, getting picked apart by a sharp, clever approach that Shields brought to this fight.

This was Claressa’s most complete performance of her short but eventful professional career, and in just 8 professional fights, managed to not only become an Undisputed Champion, but also a 6X World Champion, which is outstanding feat in and of itself, but even more considering it took her just 8 fights in the professional ranks, another chapter written in her storied book of accomplishments.

INTERESTING DEVELOPMENT – In the post-fight questioning, Shields of course was on cloud 9, ecstatic about her performance, and what she had just accomplished. She also expressed that since her and great P4P Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (35-0-0, 9KO) are the only current Undisputed Champions in boxing (Claressa at 160, Braekhus at 147), that she would like to meet her in between weights at the Super-Welterweight (154) division for another blockbuster showdown of even bigger magnitude. Of course we are interested in Braekhus response to the call out, but for now, we recognize an outstanding performance by Shields who took the fight to Hammer, and achieved her ultimate goal.
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OFFICIAL SCORECARDS
Guido Cavalieri = 98 – 92 for CLARESSA SHIELDS
Lynne Carter = 98 – 92 for CLARESSA SHIELDS
Robin Taylor = 98 – 92 for CLARESSA SHIELDS
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PROJECT COMBAT SCORECARDS
Tré Berry = 98 – 92 for CLARESSA SHIELDS
Jon Uddin = 98 – 92 for CLARESSA SHIELDS

Tré Berry III Breakdown & Prediction for Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer

This fights importance for the sport on the women’s side is at its zenith, not just because these are two of the top-ranking fighters in the world risking it all to become ♔UNDISPUTED CHAMPION of the Middleweight division, but also in contributing to help garner the correct attention that women’s boxing should have at this point in time, especially given that there is a strong upsurge of talent in a few key divisions. Continue reading “Tré Berry III Breakdown & Prediction for Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer”

ALL OR NOTHING: HAMMER VS. SHIELDS

By Tre Berry

It all comes down to this…and for each fighter, the other stands in their way of their ultimate goal, to become the UNDISPUTED Middleweight Champion of the World.

In what is one of the two best possible fights that can be made right now, (the other being Amanda Serrano & Katie Taylor) and arguably being the sports most important fight historically on the women’s side, WBO Champion Christina Hammer (24-0-0, 11KO) of Germany will meet on a destiny collision with 2-time Olympic Gold-Medalist & WBA/WBC/IBF Middleweight World Champion Claressa ‘T-Rex’ Shields (8-0-0, 2KO) in front of a crowd at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey (USA).

These two fighters could not be any further apart than they already are when it comes to their backgrounds, fighting style and the way they conduct themselves. What they both have in common however is the desire to be the best, and both are supremely skilled at what they do.

Tune in to Showtime on Saturday, April 13th to see how their two styles mesh together, and to see who will be the last woman standing, with all 4 title belts to their name. Live coverage of this event will start at 9 P.M. EST. Only one will prevail…