- Claressa Shields UD-10 Marie-Eve Dicaire (100-90, 100-90, 100-90) [Recap]
- Danielle Perkins UD-8 Monika Harrison (80-72, 80-72, 80-72) [Recap]
- Jamie Mitchell TKO-5 Noemi Bosques (1:49) [Recap]
- Marlen Esparza UD-6 Shelly Barnett (60-53, 60-53, 60-54) [Recap]
- Timur Kerefov TKO-3 Manny Woods [Recap]
Claressa Shields vs Marie-Eve Dicaire
Spherical 1: Shields with the primary good shot, then the subsequent two good pictures, however Dicaire will get a counter in, they each throw with some intent for a second. Lead proper from Shields. Counter left from Shields. Dicaire has a ton of jittery vitality, Shields could be very relaxed. Shields with a proper. Shields 10-9
Spherical 2: Proper hand from Shields, a large, winging shot, however it bought there, Dicaire didn’t react in time. Shields jabbing. Dicaire nonetheless numerous nervous motion. Left to the physique from the southpaw Dicaire, counter proper from Shields backs her off. Shields actually appears to be like like she’s searching a bit right here, she’s standing her floor and daring Dicaire to return in, and when Dicaire doesn’t, she finally throws first. Dicaire tries a left, doesn’t get there. Shields desires to counter if she will, however main if she should. Proper hand from Shields. Her footwork is loads higher than Dicaire’s. Dicaire is available in, eats one other counter. And one other. Shields 10-9, 20-18
Spherical 3: Shields coming ahead once more, whacking Dicaire round throwing each arms. Proper arms from Shields, a trio of them. Dicaire backs off. Was awkward, Shields throwing numerous large rights. She actually, badly desires to Ann Wolfe spark somebody. She’s attempting her ass off. Shields’ hand pace and timing simply an excessive amount of, even throwing large pictures. Dicaire just isn’t a foul fighter — once more, fairly clearly the legit No. 2 154-pounder — however she’s simply out of her depth to date. Proper hand once more from Shields. And but once more, the two-minute rounds do these fights no favors. So arduous to construct legit momentum. Shields 10-9, 30-27
Spherical 4: Shields once more winging each arms. Once more touchdown with each. Dicaire nonetheless can’t get something going. Shields tagging Dicaire. Dicaire with an excellent shot, however Shields takes it nicely. Dicaire is admittedly, actually looking for openings. She simply can’t with any regularity. Test hook from Shields then she tries to load up with a proper earlier than the bell. Shields 10-9, 40-36
Spherical 5: Shields simply a lot extra crisp, so a lot better throughout. Once more, Dicaire remains to be actually attempting. However she will’t do sufficient to win rounds. Shields is targeted and stable work, attempting to bait Dicaire. Dicaire does land the odd shot, however there’s not sufficient. Shields 10-9, 50-45
Spherical 6: Shields continues to kind of dominate. She’s tagging Dicaire with counter lefts, which if she’s going to actually shut this present, that could be the punch right here. Shields in full management right here. Dicaire simply can’t remedy the puzzle. She’s not a ok boxer. It’s the actuality. Shields 10-9, 60-54
Spherical 7: Dicaire has by no means settled down right here, by no means discovered a rhythm. Shields with a good shot, Dicaire wrestles her in opposition to the ropes. Dicaire can generally get inside, however then she will’t do something, and Shields retains slipping below and touchdown counter pictures with it, too. Dicaire’s greatest work has arguably been in smothering a few of Shields’ work. Shields misses a loaded up proper late within the spherical, a bit extra jostling on the within. Shields 10-9, 70-63
Spherical 8: Shields stalking once more. She’s been patiently aggressive, if you’ll. Dicaire getting walked down this spherical, she has no selection however to maneuver backwards, and he or she’s simply continuously bouncing, bouncing, and never throwing punches. Has by no means come near getting a jab going, and he or she doesn’t have a foul one, however Shields isn’t letting her use it in any respect. Shields fairly quiet for just a few moments, then begins throwing once more to verify she’s sealing the spherical. Shields 10-9, 80-72
Spherical 9: Dicaire is, to her credit score, attempting to lunge in with some lead lefts, looking for one thing to show the tide. It ain’t there, and he or she additionally has no energy, so it ain’t coming. Shields tries to seal it late, Dicaire bought a pair pictures in and goes again to her nook together with her arm up. I feel that was Dicaire’s greatest spherical and he or she barely nicks it for me. Dicaire 10-9, Shields 89-82
Spherical 10: Shields attempting to work off a jab, Dicaire goes for it, she is aware of she wants her first-ever knockout. However Shields protecting her at bay. Good lead proper from Shields, and one other. Little left catches Dicaire. Proper counter from Shields. One other proper, type of a clubbing shot. Dicaire attempting to hurry, Shields tying her up and throwing the place she will. Shields ready within the nook, in search of corners, then comes ahead on the clapper. Each throwing to their credit score. Shields 10-9, 99-91
Claressa Shields appears to be like to go undisputed in a second weight class tonight, going through Marie-Eve Dicaire for all 4 main belts at 154 kilos in a PPV most important occasion from Flint, Mich.
Our stay protection will begin at 8 pm ET with the free prelim struggle that can stream on FITE and YouTube (hyperlinks under), after which proceed at 9 pm ET for the pay-per-view, which has 4 bouts. We’ll have fight-by-fight outcomes as they arrive in, and stay, round-by-round protection for the primary occasion.
How one can Watch Shields vs Dicaire
Shields is a heavy favourite and has residence area benefit, however this actually is pretty much as good a struggle as she will make at 154, too. Shields has been so a lot better than her competitors that she actually is form of working out of issues to do in boxing at age 25, and it’s no surprise she’s seeking to give MMA a strive later this yr.
The remainder of the PPV card is what it’s, mainly. Danielle Perkins and Monika Harrison met in Salita Promotions’ one UFC Combat Go present final yr, they usually’re preventing one another once more as a result of there are a whopping 13 ladies’s heavyweights on the planet. Marlen Esparza is on the cardboard going through Shelly Barnett, and Jamie Mitchell takes on Noemi Bosques, who is best than her report and has confronted numerous high ladies’s boxing names.
- Timur Kerefov (10-0, 5 KO) vs Manny Woods (16-10-1, 6 KO), middleweights, 10 rounds
Essential Card (PPV, 9:00 pm ET)
- Claressa Shields (10-0, 2 KO) vs Marie-Eve Dicaire (17-0, 0 KO), junior middleweights, 10 rounds, for Shields’ WBC and WBO titles, Dicaire’s IBF title, and the vacant WBA title
- Danielle Perkins (2-0, 1 KO) vs Monika Harrison (2-1-1, 1 KO), rematch, heavyweights, 8 rounds
- Jamie Mitchell (5-0-2, 3 KO) vs Noemi Bosques (12-15-3, 2 KO), junior featherweights, 6 rounds
- Marlen Esparza (8-1, 1 KO) vs Shelly Barnett (4-3-2, 0 KO), bantamweights, 6 rounds