HomeSportsSavannah Marshall warned of Lolita Muzeya’s KO threat as Claressa Shields super-fight looms
Savannah Marshall warned of Lolita Muzeya’s KO threat as Claressa Shields super-fight looms
October 14, 2021
Savannah Marshall insists she could be “a idiot to miss anybody” as Lolita Muzeya goals to spoil the dream struggle with Claressa Shields.
Undefeated Marshall will put her WBO middleweight title on the road towards Muzeya on Saturday in Newcastle, stay on Sky Sports activities, alongside Hughie Fury’s heavyweight struggle and Chris Eubank Jr’s return.
Victory for Marshall retains her on a collision course with long-term rival Shields, the two-division undisputed champion, in what could be the largest ladies’s struggle of all time.
Marshall insisted that she is not considering of Shields but: “It would not come into play. It is Lolita that is in entrance of me, Lolita that is there on Saturday evening.
“I do know I’ll beat Claressa. And I do know I’ll beat Lolita. However saying it and doing it are various things.
“Lolita is in my approach. I will get shot of her and crack again on with Claressa.”
BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom mentioned: “As she mentioned, Savannah must concentrate on Lolita who’s a prime fighter.
“We wish to unify in December. We signed Claressa to a two-fight deal.
“We all know it may occur. We all know each fighters need it.
“We imagine Savannah is one of the best fighter on the planet.
“With [her trainer] Peter Fury behind her as nicely? There’s nothing that may cease her.”
Marshall mentioned about Saturday’s opponent: “I am anticipating a tricky struggle from Lolita.
“I would be a idiot to miss anybody.
“She’s unbeaten, she would not know what it is prefer to lose.
“I count on one of the best model of her.
“I’m well-prepared for something Lolita brings.
“I am assured in my abilities. I can punch, I can field on the again foot or come forwards.”
Her coach Peter Fury added: “It is about boxing and abilities, not all about energy.”
Marshall’s challenger Muzeya, the Zambian who has received all 16 of her fights thus far, mentioned: “She is a champion and an excellent boxer however has by no means confronted somebody like me.
“There is just one Lolita!
“You will notice what’s going to occur.
“It’s going to change my life – that is why I am right here to win.”
Sky Sports activities Boxing schedule
October 16 – High Rank in San Diego Emanuel Navarette vs Joet Gonzalez – WBO featherweight title
October 16 – BOXXER in Newcastle Savannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya – WBO middleweight title Hughie Fury vs Christian Hammer Chris Eubank Jr vs Wanik Awdijan
October 24 – High Rank in Atlanta Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title
October 31 – High Rank in New York Jose Zepeda vs Josue Vargas
November 6 – High Rank in Las Vegas Mikaela Mayer vs Maiva Hamadouche – IBF and WBO super-featherweight titles
November 6 – BOXXER in Liverpool
November 20 – BOXXER in London Richard Riakporhe vs Olanrewaju Durodola Caroline Dubois skilled debut
November 20 – High Rank in Las Vegas Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter – WBO welterweight title
December 11 – High Rank in Las Vegas Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey
December 17 – High Rank in Montreal Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne – IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles
December 18 – High Rank in Glasgow Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight title