Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields will headline the UK’s first televised professional women’s boxing card
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Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall fight at 02 Arena on September 10 (Getty Images)
Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields have confirmed their undisputed middleweight championship fight.
The bout, which will tie all four major world titles at 160 pounds, will be televised on Sky Sports and will be a historic event in women’s boxing.
Marshall vs Shields will be the first televised women’s professional boxing card in the UK.
Date of Savannah Marshall vs Claressa Shields fight
The fight will take place on Saturday September 10th.
The undercard will see a super featherweight union between Mikaela Mayer and her American compatriot Alycia Baumgardner. The rest of the map will be announced closer to the date.
Where is Savannah Marshall vs Claressa Shields held?
The battle for the undisputed champion takes place at the O2 Arena in London. Both fighters risk their undefeated status in the highly anticipated showdown.
Fight record by Savannah Marshall
Savannah Marshall is undefeated in 12 professional fights and has a record 12 wins, 10 of which were by KO.
Hartlepool’s Marshall won the 2020 WBO title and has defended the title three times, with all wins within reach.
Claressa Shields fight record
Likewise, her opponent Claressa Shields, who holds the WBC, IBF, WBA and Ring Magazine titles, also has a perfect record of 12 wins, two of which were by knockout.
Shields from Flint, Michigan is a household name in women’s boxing.
She has dominated the boxing scene at both the professional and Olympic levels, where she won gold medals in both London 2012 and Rio 2016.
Shield is the first boxer – male or female – to be uncontested in two different weight classes simultaneously.
Savannah Marshall vs Claressa Shields – Reaction
The undisputed clash between the two fighters has lasted 10 years.
Shield’s only loss of her entire boxing career came against Marshall at amateur level in the run-up to the London Olympics in 2012 – a match in which Shield won gold and Marshall was defeated in the quarterfinals.
Regarding her 2012 defeat, Shields, who calls herself the greatest woman of all time (GWOAT), said, “Marshall was lucky in 2012, but she won’t be lucky in 2022.”
Marshall, who is considered one of the strongest punchers in women’s boxing today, said, “On September 10th, I’ll be the undisputed champion – and that’s going to be the end of this whole GWOAT crap.”
Marshall’s manager Mick Hennessy, who formerly managed Tyson Fury, said: “In my opinion this is the biggest and most exciting fight in women’s boxing history. It will make history and live up to all expectations.”
Where to get Savannah Marshall vs Claressa Shields tickets?
O2 customers can purchase priority tickets on Tuesday, July 12 from 10:00 a.m. and tickets go on general sale on Thursday, July 14 from 10:00 a.m https://www.boxxer.com/sign-up-sep-10/.