Well-liked Canadian boxer Marie-Eve Dicaire discovered a useful albeit disappointing lesson in her decision-loss to now-undisputed world tremendous welterweight champion Claressa Shields (11-0, 2 KOs) on the March third “SUPERWOMEN” pay-per-view occasion.
Dicaire (17-1) suffered her first loss as an expert and in boxing that usually leads in a single route or the alternative: studying from the general expertise and enhancing as a boxer or proceed combating as only a former world champion chasing alternative.
Two weeks after the Shields struggle, Marie-Eve was proper again in coaching, moderately than wallowing in her first loss and feeling sorry for herself.
“Clearly,” Dicaire mentioned, “I discovered loads. I went proper again to the gymnasium with a exact plan to take my boxing to a different stage. I’ve realized many issues, some good and a few dangerous, however it should undoubtedly assist change into a extra full fighter.
“After two weeks off, I had greater than sufficient. Additionally, over the last 12 months we experimented with a brand new solution to work. I’m going to the gymnasium for intense coaching for just a few weeks, then take just a few days off to relaxation. This technique has introduced me to a different stage, so we determined to work this manner for my upcoming camp, as a result of I felt nice within the ring. I’m an overachiever. I can’t relaxation once I know I misplaced. I wanted to get the work finished to get pleasure from true holidays. I do know I shall be within the ring once more quickly.”
Losses in the end result in modifications however Dicaire’s aim of changing into undisputed world champion stays the identical. What’s altering, although, is her fashion, a minimum of to a point, particularly contemplating she has zero knockouts throughout her professional profession.
“I used to be born prepared, so the earlier, the higher,” Dicaire spoke about profitable one other world title. “I need to change into a unified, undisputed world champion and that is why I’m already again to work. We’re engaged on enhancing a few of my weaknesses that weren’t a precedence earlier than. I’ll be engaged on enhancing my energy and inside combating throughout this coaching camp.”
Dicaire additionally discovered that her assist system has grown, remarkably, even after the preliminary setback on her in any other case undefeated file.
“I believed I used to be going to cope with the loss alone with my household and shut mates,” Dicaire concluded, “nevertheless it’s been the precise reverse. I’ve by no means skilled a lot assist from followers throughout my total profession. It’s like everyone is conscious I’ve all the things it takes to change into champion of the world once more and so they’re with me throughout this new journey.”