Claressa Shields returned to the boxing ring with a vengeance.
The PFL star and two-division undisputed boxing champion scored a lopsided win over Ema Kozin (21-1-1, 11 KOs) on Saturday at a Sky Sports activities Boxing occasion in Cardiff, Wales, on Saturday. Then she proceeded to have a post-fight run-in with rival Savannah Marshall.
Following her newest victory, a 100-90 unanimous resolution that bumped her professional boxing report to 12-0, Shields confronted Marshall at ringside, and the 2 had a heated trade.
Watch the incident above.
“You simply went 10 rounds with an absolute little one,” Marshall stated, referring to the 23-year-old Kozin.
“You haven’t fought an undefeated fighter, bum,” Shields fired again. She then accused Marshall of getting fought “no one.”
“I’ll cease ya,” Marshall stated.
“Do it, I can’t wait,” Shields stated. “Femke [Hermans is] gonna provide you with a lot hell. Femke’s gonna provide you with hell, bum. Bum!”
“The place are your gold medals at?” Shields added. “Zero.”
Marshall is the one boxer who can declare a win over Shields, having outpointed her in an newbie bout on the 2012 AIBA Girls’s World Boxing Championships. Exterior of that, Shields is unbeaten, and he or she received gold medals on the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
Up subsequent for Marshall (11-0, 9 KOs) is a WBO title protection in opposition to Femke Hermans on March 12. Ought to Marshall be victorious, a conflict with Shields seems to be inevitable. Shields at present holds the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring middleweight titles.
Following a March 5, 2021 title combat win over Marie-Eve Dicaire, Shields had this to say about Marshall:
“Savannah Marshall is aware of she can not and won’t ever have the ability to f*ck with me,” Shields stated. “She will come to America, I can go to the U.Ok., we will go to Mexico, wherever Savannah Marshall need to go, I’ll f*ck her up, actually. Actually. She is aware of that.”
“And inform Eddie Hearn he got here with that wack-ass $250,000, inform him he higher include 500K, 750, he needs me to come back over there to the U.Ok. and smoke his lady,” Shields added. “Pay me.
Saturday marked Shields’ first boxing match since she made her second look for the PFL this previous October. Shields misplaced a cut up resolution to Abigail Montes to fall to 1-1 in her MMA profession.
See highlights from Shields’ win over Kozin under, courtesy of BOXXER.