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PHOTOS: Claressa Shields Defeats Tori Nelson Via Unanimous Decision in Verona; is Christina Hammer Next?

Claressa Shields, right, lands on Tori Nelson on Friday night (Photo: Stephane Trapp – SHOWTIME)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday night, Jan. 12, IBF/WBC female super middleweight champion Claressa Shields successfully defended her titles with a dominant 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated contender Tori Nelson. The bout took place inside of the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York and was aired on SHOWTIME’s ShoBox: The New Generation series.

Shields was in command from the outset until the final bell, as three 100-90 scorecards were read in her favor as she improves to 5-0 with 2 knockouts. Shields, a 2012 and 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist, outland Nelson 225-81 in total punches and landed at a 44% rate.

2012 Gold Medalist Claressa Shields CALLS OUT Ronda Rousey! – Hustle Boss Exclusive

2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields is calling for a fight with Ronda Rousey (Photo: Instagram)

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By Chris Robinson

It’s not a secret that boxing’s perennial pound for pound king, Floyd Mayweather, is going back and forth a little bit with UFC star Ronda Rousey in the press.

Rousey, who picked up a recent ESPY Award for “Best Fighter”, has taken to calling Mayweather out, although Floyd has thus far brushed her words off.