Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Claressa Shields Vs Savannah Marshall

We've got you covered ahead of a landmark night of boxing in the capital
08:35, 05 Sep 2022

Arguably the fiercest rivalry in boxing right now comes to a head this weekend when Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall collide for the undisputed middleweight championship. 

This explosive encounter is bolstered by an undercard jam-packed with talent from the women’s boxing scene, with Mikaela Mayer and Alycia Baumgardner’s super-featherweight unification, a worthy headliner in its own right, the chief support. Lauren Price, Ebonie Jones, Caroline Dubois and Olympic bronze medallist Karriss Artingstall also feature. 

Here’s everything you need to know about a landmark night of boxing in the capital. 

Where: O2 Arena, London

When: Saturday 10th September

How To Watch: Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena. The coverage kicks off at 7.30pm in the UK, with the ringwalks for Shields vs Marshall expected at 10.30pm. 

Tale Of The Tape:

Shields

Place Of Birth: Flint, Michigan, USA

Residence: Flint, Michigan, USA

Age: 27

Alias: T-Rex

Record: 12-0 (2)

Height: 5’8’’

Reach: 68’’

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: With Marshall sitting ringside, Shields cruised to a 10 round unanimous decision win over Ema Kozin at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on February’s Liam Williams vs Chris Eubank Jr card.

Marshall

Place Of Birth: Hartlepool, UK

Residence: Hartlepool, UK

Age: 31

Alias: Silent Assassin

Record: 12-0 (10)

Height: 5’11½’’ 

Reach: N/A

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: At Newcastle’s Utilita Arena in April, Marshall demolished Belgium’s Femke Hermans in three rounds, paving the way for this weekend’s undisputed clash with Shields.

What They Say:

Shields

"She got lucky in 2012 but she won't be lucky in 2022. I don't hate nobody... but I really do have a huge dislike for her."

Marshall

"This fight has been a long time coming but we're here now. September 10th I will be the new undisputed middleweight champion of the world.

"I beat you and I'll beat you again. I'm not going to just beat you, I'm going to outbox you. I'm going to hurt you and I'm going to outbox you."

Full Fight Card:

Savannah Marshall v Claressa Shields, WBO, WBA, WBC, IBF & The Ring middleweight titles

Mikaela Mayer v Alycia Baumgardner, WBC, WBO, IBO, IBF, & The Ring super-featherweight titles

Caroline Dubois v Milena Koleva, lightweight

Lauren Price v Timea Belik, welterweight

Ebonie Jones v Vanesa Caballero, featherweight

Ginny Fuchs v Gemma Ruegg, flyweight

Karriss Artingstall v Marina Sakharov, featherweight

April Hunter v Erica Juana Gabriela Alvarez, super-welterweight

Sarah Liegmann v Bec Connolly, super-bantamweight

Shannon Ryan v Buchra El Quaissi, super-flyweight

Betfred Odds:

Shields: EVS

Draw: 10/1

Marshall: EVS

Betfred's Shields vs Marshall Markets*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject To Change

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