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Claressa Shields Certain Superstardom Awaits In MMA, Unlike Boxing

After her monumental victory at PFL 4, former simultaneous multi-weight champion Claressa Shields is voicing frustrations about the boxing world. Claressa Shields, 26, did what many would not dare to do, and that is to make a transition from boxing to MMA. As the only boxer in history, female or...

Scott Coker Predicts Grappling Will Be Claressa Shields’ Downfall

Bellator president Scott Coker has suggested that Claressa Shields will struggle when she comes up against a talented grappler. Shields, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and boxing world champion in three weight classes, made her highly anticipated crossover to MMA last week. She defeated Brittney Elkin at PFL 4 with...

Claressa Shields Plans To Fight Again In 2-3 Months

Boxing champion-turned-MMA prospect Claressa Shields says she wants to enter the cage for the second time in the next two to three months. "T-Rex" made her MMA debut in style at PFL 4 last week. Shields forced a stoppage against Brittney Elkin with some vicious shots just under two minutes...

Claressa Shields To Randy Couture: “I’m Not James Toney”

Fresh from claiming victory on her MMA debut, boxing GWOAT Claressa Shields is basking in the sweet satisfaction of sticking it to her perceived doubters—particularly Randy Couture. On June 10, Shields pulled off a sensational come-from-behind win over Brittney Elkin at PFL 4, sending a clear statement that she, and...

Claressa Shields Releases First Statement After PFL 4 Comeback Victory

As one of the best female boxers of our time, Claressa Shields dared to be great in a transition into MMA—and it paid off after a come-from-behind victory. At PFL 4 on Thursday, a heavy amount of pressure collected on the shoulders of the only boxer in history, female...

PFL 4 Results & Highlights: Claressa Shields Makes Dramatic Comeback

PFL 4: Shields vs. Elkin has concluded! Check out all the highlights and results below! Before the event kicked off, ESPN took a moment to appreciate the greatness of Claressa Shields in the field of boxing hours before she embarks on this new journey. https://twitter.com/espn/status/1403064370071023624 To kick off the preliminary card, Chris...

PFL 4: Shields vs. Elkin Takes Place Live Tonight On ESPN2

PFL 4 takes place tonight live on ESPN2 from the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey and will be headlined by the much-anticipated debut of undefeated boxing champion Claressa Shields. After officially making the decision to jump to MMA last November when she signed with The Professional Fighters...

Claressa Shields Slams Brittney Elkin Ahead Of PFL 4

Claressa Shields takes issue with Brittney Elkin ahead of PFL 4.

Claressa Shields’ Opponent Brittney Elkin Openly Reveals Game Plan

Brittney Elkin is confident her more well-rounded MMA game is going to be the difference in her fight against Claressa Shields. Elkin will be Shield's first MMA opponent after the latter transitioned from the boxing world in an attempt to replicate the success she had in boxing. They face each...

Claressa Shields “Can’t Wait” To Silence Doubters In MMA Debut

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields says she’s itching to prove that boxers have what it takes to succeed in MMA when she makes her PFL debut on Thursday. Shields, a multiple-time boxing world champion, will make her highly-anticipated professional MMA debut against lightweight Brittney Elkin (3-6) at PFL...

Claressa Shields: Expect Me To Be Just As Great As I Am At Boxing

Claressa Shields is feeling confident about her future MMA career. Shields will finally be making her MMA debut on June 10th in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) after dominating the women's boxing scene, recently adding the IBF Super Welterweight title to her collection. In boxing, she has held multiple championship belts...

2 Double-Champs Heap Praise On Claressa Shields Ahead Of MMA Debut

There are some lofty expectations being placed upon Olympic boxing champion and PFL newcomer Claressa Shields. On June 10, Claressa Shields’s MMA career will be officialized when she steps into the cage to face Brittney Elkin. This will not be a part of the PFL lightweight regular season but will...

The MMA Debut Date Of Boxing Champion Claressa Shields Is Set

Boxing star and Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields is set to make her MMA debut on PFL's June 10 event being held at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. While an opponent has yet to be determined, Claressa Shields made big waves when she announced her foray into...

Claressa Shields Gives Timeline On Amanda Nunes Fight

Boxing superstar Claressa Shields is giving the public an idea as to when she thinks the mixed martial arts fight with Amanda Nunes will materialize. In case there is unfamiliarity surrounding Claressa Shields, her boxing accolades are downright ridiculous. In fact, the 25-year old phenom has won several boxing...

Claressa Shields To Join Jackson Wink MMA Full Time

Claressa Shields’ commitment to being the best MMA athlete she can be is growing by the week, and she is now prepared to take a major step to further along that process. Olympic boxing gold medalist Clarissa Shields recently decided to make the transition to MMA, and her first stop...