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(JAN 13) VERONA, NY –Last night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino, in Verona, New York, two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa “T-Rex” Shields and Tori Nelson made women’s boxing proud when they fought in the main event in ten rounds of boxing action.  Shields winning by unanimous decision, with Shields successfully defending her WBC and IBF Super Middleweight titles, adding the prestigious WBAN Super Middleweight title to her resume. Photo: Trappfotos/Showtime All three judges scored the bout 100-90. Shields improved her record to 5-0-0 (2KO), and Nelson experienced her first loss as a professional, and is now 17-1-3 (1KO). In an AP report they wrote the following, “Nelson did land a sharp body shot in the seventh round as she put Shields on the ropes and landed several more Read more […]

 The WBAN, one of the most highly-respected organizations in female boxing, has announced that their World Super Middleweight Championship belt will be on the line this Friday, January 12, when two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields (4-0, 2 KOs) defends her WBC and IBF titles against undefeated mandatory challenger Tori Nelson (17-0-3, 2 KOs) live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The Women’s Boxing Archive Network, founded in 1998 by former #1-rated fighter Sue “TL” Fox, has become the world’s leading authority for resource and information on female boxing. The WBAN belt is awarded selectively and only in recognition of championship fights featuring best-in-class matchups in a division. Shields and Nelson are ranked #1 Read more […]