Claressa Shields and Marie Eve Dicaire will function the primary main girls’s battle of the yr this Friday. The vacant World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Tremendous Welterweight Tremendous Championship and the WBC, IBF and WBO variations might be on the road when the 2 undefeated girls meet on the Dort Federal Occasions Middle in Miami, Florida.
Shields, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in her novice profession, has been in search of the identical greatness within the skilled ranks and to this point is on observe for an awesome profession. The American goes for all of the 154-pound belts, one thing she already completed at middleweight.
“T-Rex” is 25 years outdated with simply over a yr of inactivity as a result of pandemic, however has declared herself prepared to gather all of the titles on Friday evening.
Di Caire additionally has an ideal file and holds the IBF belt. Her final battle was in November 2019 in opposition to Venezuelan Ogleidis Suarez, whom she defeated by unanimous choice, in Quebec. The Canadian has confirmed to be among the best within the class due to a fantastic boxing model and nice intelligence within the ring.
This week all of the pre-fight occasions will happen, together with the official weigh-in subsequent Thursday, which can permit them to be prepared for the battle. Shields has 10 wins, 2 of them by KO, whereas Di Caire has gained her 17 skilled fights, all by choice.