HomeUFCClaressa Shields signes a long-term promotional-contract with Salita Promotions | FightBook MMA
Claressa Shields signes a long-term promotional-contract with Salita Promotions | FightBook MMA
April 15, 2021
Salita Promotions proudly declares that girls’s boxing famous person, unified world champion and Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields has signed a long-term promotional-contract extension with the corporate.
Salita, who has been with Shields since early in her historic journey, will proceed to assist information the skilled boxing facet of Shields’ legendary profession.
In March, the 26-year-old Shields (11-0, 2 KOs) furthered her declare as boxing’s “GWOAT” and have become the unified WBC, WBO, IBF & WBA Tremendous Junior Middleweight World Champion, by scoring a dominant, one-sided 10-round unanimous choice over Marie-Eve Dicaire of St-Eustache, Quebec, Canada.
With a number of high-profile fights on the horizon, Shields is assured that sticking along with her long-time promoter is the suitable transfer.
“This is a crucial time for me, as I start my two-sport journey,” mentioned Shields. “Dmitriy has been with me for almost all of my profession and his help of me and ladies’s boxing is unwavering. I admire what Dmitriy, and his firm Salita Promotions, have carried out for me. I’m comfortable to increase our relationship transferring ahead in boxing as I tackle MMA on the identical time. Boxing historical past will proceed to be made.”
Mark Taffet, President of Mark Taffet Media and Shields’ supervisor, has labored intently with Salita throughout Shields’ groundbreaking profession and helped her deliver girls’s boxing to new heights and new platforms whereas gaining great publicity for the game.
“Nobody has supported Claressa’s efforts and objectives greater than Dmitriy and Salita Promotions,” mentioned Taffet. “He is likely one of the main advocates of girls’s boxing on the planet. We’re proud to work with him and have him on our crew as Claressa Shields continues to make historical past and blaze new trails for girls’s boxing and ladies’s fight sports activities.”
Salita, whose nonetheless comparatively new promotional firm has rapidly risen to a spot among the many subsequent technology of promotional powerhouses in boxing, says extending Shields’ settlement was a simple choice.
“I’m delighted to increase my relationship with Claressa Shields,” mentioned Salita. “She is a once-in-a-generation athlete who’s breaking data and stereotypes each time she steps within the ring. I sit up for many extra HERStoric accomplishments collectively.”
The trio say that Shields’ subsequent transfer in boxing shall be introduced shortly.
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