Shields vs Marshall: According to promoter Ben-Shalom, the winner of the Claressa Shields vs. Savannah Marshall fight will not only take home the undisputed middleweight title but also become the biggest name in women’s boxing.
On October 15 at the O2 Arena, WBO champion Marshall will square off against undisputed WBC, IBF, and WBA champion Shields.
According to Ben Shalom of BOXXER, “Whoever wins this bout will, in my opinion, be the biggest star in the female sport.” It will receive that much attention because it is so significant.
is aware of that, but she isn’t thinking past this fight or beyond October 15. She is aware that this is the goal for which she has been preparing and that, at the end of the day, it’s just a fight. She will enter the ring as prepared as ever and, beyond that, she is aware of what is to come.
Prior to this month, their match was scheduled to take place, but it was postponed the day before it was scheduled to because to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and the British Boxing Board of Control’s decision to halt boxing for the weekend.
For everyone involved, it was a difficult period. However, Shalom stated, “We knew it was going to have wide-ranging repercussions and eventually it was taken out of our hands on the Friday morning when football was cancelled and things like that.” We were conscious that making the choice would be incredibly difficult in either circumstance.
A great battle has begun on a new stage. The longest-running battle in women’s boxing has continued for a few more weeks, but on October 15 it will be definitively resolved.