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Undefeated middleweight title holders Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer will meet on Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME to crown the ladies’ undisputed 160-pound world champion.The blockbuster unification from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. will be the headliner of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION live at 9 p.m. ET/PT and is seemingly the most critical ladies’ confining occasion history.
Shields versus Sledge highlights two of the agreement top-10 pound-for-pound contenders on the planet squaring off to crown just the second undisputed victor in female boxing history.The battle, initially booked for November 2018, was deferred because of a now-settled therapeutic issue endured by Hammer.
The 23-year-old Shields (8-0, 2 KOs) is a two-division champion who holds the IBF, WBA and WBC 160-pound titles. The 28-year-old Hammer (24-0, 11 KOs) possesses the WBO belt, is the WBC Champion in Recess, and has overwhelmed the ladies’ middleweight division for over eight years. Shields and Hammer battled on a similar card keep going June on SHOWTIME, with the two warriors winning amazingly to set up the primary undisputed standoff in the ladies’ 160-pound division.
The champ of Shields versus Sledge will join Terrence Crawford, Jermain Taylor, Bernard Hopkins, Oleksandr Usyk and ladies’ welterweight Cecilia Braekhus as the main contenders to have brought together every one of the four noteworthy world titles in any weight class.
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Shields was the main American fighter ever – male or female – to win back to back Olympic gold decorations. The Flint, Mich., local turned proficient after the 2016 Olympics and ended up bound together ladies’ super middleweight best on the planet in simply her fourth expert battle. Shields moved down to middleweight for her June 22 main event on SHOWTIME, overcoming Hanna Gabriels to win the IBF and WBA titles and become a two-division champion in simply her 6th expert contest.After Hammer was named WBC Champion in Recess because of her medicinal issue, Shields grabbed the empty WBC title last November with a consistent choice over Hannah Rankin.She most as of late guarded every one of the three titles in December against Femke Hermans.
Sledge, of Dortmund, Germany, has been the overwhelming power in the ladies’ middleweight division since winning the WBO title in 2010.Hammer moved toward becoming bound together victor in 2016 with a consistent choice over WBC titlist Kali Reis and made four guards as brought together hero. In her eight years as victor, Hammer has lost only a bunch of rounds crosswise over 16 world title battles. Sledge, who likewise models expertly and was as of late included at Fashion Week in New York City, made her U.S. debut on June 22 in the wake of crusading for the most part in Germany since turning proficient in 2009.After being compelled to pull back from the November unification because of the medical problem, Hammer won a non-title battle by means of second round knockout last Saturday, February 9 in Germany.
The undercard for the SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION broadcast will be declared in the coming weeks.