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Claressa Shields to fight on HBO’s final Boxing Broadcast


By. BrotherJR

November 19, 2018

IBF/WBA/WBC Middleweight champion Claressa Shields has been added HBO’s final boxing broadcast on December 8 at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA. Shields (7-0, 2 KO’s) will face WBO Women’s Super-Middleweight champion Femke Hermans (9-1, 3 KO’s) as the opening bout of HBO’s final show which will be an HBO After Dark special.

Having just fought over the weekend defeating Hanna Rankin by 10 unanimous decision in Mulvane, Kansas this is quick turnaround for Shields. Shields will be returning to the ring just three weeks later against Rankins who will be move down in weight to challenge for Shields Middleweight titles.

While it’s sad that HBO Boxing is coming to an end, for women’s boxing adding Shields to HBO’s final show is a very good look. Shields-Femke will be a part of a card that also features undisputed women’s Welterweight Cecilia Braekhus who will the headliner of HBO’s final show defending her titles against Aleksandra Magdziak-Lopez. So, what you have is arguably the number 1 and 2 pound-4-pound women’s boxers in the world fighting on the same card.

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