Tag Archive | Claressa Shields

USA Boxing featherweight Andrea Medina closing in on 2020 Olympic spot in Tokyo

Coming off consecutive runner-up finishes in major tournaments, USA Boxing featherweight Andrea Medina is within one tournament of representing her country in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In December, the 20-year-old Medina lost a split decision to Lupe Gutierrez at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing, and 4-1 to Iulia Tsyplakova (Ukraine) last […]

Sen. John McCain to be honored at 3rd annual USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception

Senator John McCain will be posthumously presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for his tireless work to protect boxers and elevate the sport this Friday night at a special ceremony during the USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The HOF reception is being […]

2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing Women’s Field Finalized

Following four qualifying tournaments that began in December 2018, the field of 40 elite female boxers who will compete next month at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing in Lake Charles, La. is final. A total of 117 elite female boxers competed throughout the year for the 40 available spots. Only ten will […]

CLARESSA SHIELDS vs. IVANA HABAZIN RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 LIVE ON SHOWTIME

The long-awaited showdown between undisputed middleweight world champion Claressa Shields and former champion Ivana Habazin has been rescheduled for Friday, January 10 live on SHOWTIME from Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. Shields and Habazin will face off for the vacant WBC and WBO 154-pound world titles as Shields attempts to make history as […]

Salita Promotions Congratulates 2019 Individual Sportswoman of the Year Claressa Shields

Salita Promotions wishes to congratulate undefeated two-division world champion Claressa Shields for being named the 2019 Individual Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation at their 40th Annual Salute to Women in Sports event hosted Wednesday evening. Considered the biggest night in women’s sports and held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York […]

Christina Hammer Sends Pre-Press Conference Message to Claressa Shields

Unbeaten middleweight world champion Christina Hammer has sent out a message to her rival 160-pound champion Claressa Shields as she prepares to travel stateside for a press conference next Tuesday in New York City to officially announce their battle for the undisputed women’s middleweight championship Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME from Boardwalk Hall in […]

Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer Set to Battle for April 13 Clash for Undisputed 160 pound Championship

Undefeated middleweight world champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer will meet on Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME to crown the women’s undisputed 160-pound world champion.The blockbuster unification from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. will be the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION live at 9 p.m. ET/PT and is arguably the most […]