Feminine famous person Claressa Shields promoted her declare as boxing’s “GWOAT” on Friday night time and have become the unified tremendous junior middleweight world champion of the WBC, WBO, IBF and WBA, by scoring a 10-round unanimous unanimous determination over Marie-Eve Dicaire of St-Eustache, Quebec, Canada, in the 10-round important occasion of the historic girls’s occasion “SUPERWOMEN: SHIELDS VS. DICAIRE at the Dort Monetary Middle and reside on pay-per-view in Flint, Michigan, Shields’ hometown.
Shields (11-0, 2 KOs) additionally grew to become the first feminine boxer in the four-belt period. in turning into the undisputed world champion in two weight divisions by advantage of her shutout victory (100-90 by all three judges) over now former champion Dicaire. (17-1).
Unusually, Shields, 25, grew to become a counter puncher early on this fight, to make up for Dicaire’s makes an attempt to bounce out and in of vary. Counting on her reflexes to punish any tried aggression by Dicaire, Shields shut down the Canadian after which returned to her normal ahead aggression later in the bout.
Dicaire landed a top quality southpaw at Shields in the fourth spherical, probably his solely vital punch of the fight, and Shields simply rocked him to no impact.
I can’t be indignant about my efficiency, ”Shields stated after the fight. “She saved elbowing and head-butting me. I attempted the knockout and virtually bought it a pair of occasions, however we’ve got two minutes and the referee doesn’t break it when he holds me and nudges me. I’m glad however I nonetheless wished the knockout. I simply didn’t have sufficient time. At the finish of the day, I’m the new undisputed champion at 154 and the first boxer to be undisputed champion twice. ”
Shields stated he was glad to have achieved his newest piece of historical past in entrance of his household and buddies in Flint, even when the pandemic meant far fewer followers current.
“With Covid, we couldn’t have full capability. There are 300 right here and that’s the capability for the day, so we’ve got a full home. We couldn’t have the full capability, however I do know if we might, we might have had 6000 individuals right here. I’m glad I used to be capable of do it right here (in Flint). I began boxing right here at Berston Fieldhouse at age 11. By no means in 1,000,000 years did I feel I’d be on PPV and fight for an undisputed title and be one of the greatest stars in boxing. I simply wished to win an Olympic gold medal. God has given me two Olympic medals. Now I’ve 12 championship belts. It doesn’t really feel actual to say indeniable twice. “
When requested about two of his remaining rivals in boxing, fellow famous person Katie Taylor of Eire and his as soon as conqueror in followers, Savannah Marshall of the United Kingdom, Shields was brimming with confidence.
“Katie Taylor is just not the concern. 147 kilos is. They must pay me so much to lose my butt and go right down to 147. At the finish of the day, I’m a lady. I don’t have massive breasts, however I’ve a pleasant butt so include that lump and I’ll be there. No less than 1,000,000 and I’ll be there.
“Savannah Marshall can’t screw me. Let’s make it actual. Savannah Marshall, you received a fortunate determination once we have been youngsters. London additionally hosted the Olympic Video games. If you wish to gloat about having earned me 14 factors to eight… let’s go now. After which I grew to become a world champion in three completely different divisions and she or he broke down. She is aware of that she can’t and can by no means be capable to fuck with me. She will come to America. I’ll go to the UK. We are able to go to Mexico. We are able to go wherever and I’ll fuck her up. She is aware of it. She is afraid of me. Savannah Marshall can do it. Inform Eddie Hearn that loopy 250Ok got here by. Inform him to return with 500Ok… 750Ok if he needs him to go to the UK and smoke his woman. Pay me.”
Dicaire continued his kindness in post-fight questioning and vowed to not let the loss tarnish his future in the sport.
“I feel Claressa did a great job tonight,” Dicaire stated. “Tonight, she was the finest. Generally you win and generally you study. I realized tonight. I feel it will solely enable me to get stronger. I don’t field to guard my file or hold my file at Zero losses. Boxing to beat champions. Tonight, I had the alternative to fight the true champion. She received this time, however is relying on me to get again to the fitness center and work laborious and be a world champion once more for certain.
Shields, who says his extremely publicized MMA debut
It should probably be in Las Vegas in June, he threw 409 punches in the fight and landed 128, together with 34.9% of his energy punches. Dicaire threw 263 punches in return, however landed simply 31.
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