Flint’s Claressa Shields Set to Headline Fight on Showtime
Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields is getting in the ring again and this time it's a major fight that airs on Showtime.
Shields will take on a fighter from Hungary on March 10 at the MGM Grand in Detroit. The Flint-native will become the first female professional boxer to headline a show on a premium network such as Showtime.
According to USA Today Sports and her co manager, "Claressa is on a mission to be a game changer, to chart a new course in history. She is proud to be the first woman to headline a main event on premium television, and she intends to be the first woman to be ranked in boxing’s top 10 pound-for-pound list."