Claressa Shields Net Worth

Claressa Shields’s net worth is $4 million. She is an American Boxer and Mixed Martial Artist. She is undefeated and won 12 fights in her boxing career earning thousands of dollars from each fight so Mashoor estimates her worth around $4 million.

Claressa Shields Biography

Claressa Shields is an American Boxer and Mixed Martial Artist currently holding WBA, WBC, IBF, WBF, and The Ring female middleweight titles. She is 5’8 feet tall and weights 70 kg or 155 Pounds. She is the only boxer in history, female or male, to hold all four major world titles in boxing—WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO simultaneously, in two weight classes.

He was brought into this world on March 17, 1995 in Flint, Michigan, US. He has more than 664k followers on Instagram – claressashields.

She made her debut on Nov 19, 2016 against Franchón Crews-Dezurn. She is undefeated and won 12 fights in her Professional Boxing career.

Personal Details

Net Worth$4 million
Real NameClaressa Maria Shields
Date of BirthMarch 17, 1995
BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, US
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionBoxer, MMA

Family

FatherBo Shields
MotherMarcella Adams
SiblingsYet To Update
BoyfriendsTony Richardson

Education

SchoolYet To Update
UniversityOlivet College
QualificationYet To Update

Early Life

Claressa Shields was a junior in high school in Flint, Michigan, where she was born and raised, in May 2012. Her father, Bo Shields, who had competed in clandestine leagues, introduced her to the sport. From the time Shields was two years old until she was nine, Bo was incarcerated. He discussed boxer Laila Ali with her once he was released, piqued her interest in the sport.

Bo, however, insisted that Claressa Shields wait until she was eleven before taking up boxing since he thought it was a sport for males. She started boxing at Berston Field House in Flint at that time, where she also met Jason Crutchfield, her trainer and coach. Shields attributes her grandmother’s encouragement to her decision to reject gender-based limitations.

Personal life

From Flint, Michigan, is Shields. Claressa Shields started going to a nearby church and becoming baptised when she was 13 (two years after she started boxing). She eventually left home because of the support that her Christian faith provided. In 2014, Shields tried to adopt her cousin’s daughter. Shields serves as an ambassador for Up2Us Sports, a nationwide nonprofit organisation that helps underprivileged children by matching them with coaches who have received training in effective youth development. Shields is a champion for gender equality in sports, especially boxing, which she claims receives insufficient media attention. Shields eats seafood.

Film & Awards

The 2015 documentary “T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold” features Claressa Shields as its subject. The rights to make a movie on her life were purchased in 2016 by Universal Pictures, a branch of Comcast, which has the Olympic broadcast rights in the United States. Screenwriter Barry Jenkins is involved. The film, named Flint Strong, will be directed by Rachel Morrison, and Ryan Destiny will play Shields. In the Susan Seidelman-directed movie Punch Me, Shields will play a role. Shields appeared in a Dee Rees-directed Walmart commercial in 2018.

Claressa Shields took home the “Biggest Powerhouse” title for the 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Award. Shields was admitted into the Hall of Fame of the USA Boxing Alumni Association in 2018. She received the 2018 Christy Martin Award – Female Fighter of the Year from the Boxing Writers Association of America.

MMA Career

Claressa Shields committed to a three-year deal with Professional Fighters League in November 2020, and it was anticipated that she would make her mixed martial arts debut in 2021. Since initially announcing her MMA debut, Shields has also started practising Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has travelled to train with Holly Holm and IBJJF no gi World Champion Roberto Alencar. In late 2020, she also began her MMA training at JacksonWink.

On June 10, 2021, Shields made her MMA debut at PFL 4 against Brittney Elkin. In round three, she obtained a technical knockout victory. Initially, she was slated to face an unnamed opponent in her second match on August 27, 2021, at the PFL 9 event. However, on July 12, 2021, word spread that her fight had been rescheduled until August 19, 2021, in order to gain more attention at a PFL 8 event broadcast on ESPN. Shields versus Abigail Montes was eventually postponed for PFL 10 on October 27, 2021. The fight ended with a split decision for Shields.

Boxing Career

Claressa Shields made his professional debut in November 2016. Franchón Crews-Dezurn was the opponent she faced in her maiden match, which she decisively won. She defeated Szilvia Szabados on March 10, 2017, to win the middleweight championship of the North American Boxing Federation via technical knockout. This contest between Antonio Nieves and Nikolai Potapov for the regional title served as the co-main event on ShoBox. On a premium network card in the United States, it was the first time a women’s boxing match served as the main event.

No.ResultRecordOpponentDate
13Savannah MarshallOct 15, 2022
12Win12–0Ema KozinFeb 5, 2022
11Win11–0Marie-Eve DicaireMar 5, 2021
10Win10–0Ivana HabazinJan 10, 2020
9Win9–0Christina HammerApr 13, 2019
8Win8–0Femke HermansDec 8, 2018
7Win7–0Hannah RankinNov 17, 2018
6Win6–0Hanna GabrielsJun 22, 2018
5Win5–0Tori NelsonJan 12, 2018
4Win4–0Nikki AdlerAug 4, 2017
3Win3–0Sydney LeBlancJun 16, 2017
2Win2–0Szilvia SzabadosMar 10, 2017
1Win1–0Franchón Crews-DezurnNov 19, 2016

Claressa Shields competed in her maiden scheduled eight-round fight against Sydney LeBlanc on June 16, 2017, as the main event of the “Detroit Brawl.” After Mery Rancier withdrew owing to visa concerns, LeBlanc agreed to continue with three days’ notice. Shields prevailed by unanimous decision following all eight rounds. Shields won the WBC super-middleweight title as well as the vacant IBF super-middleweight belt after defeating Nikki Adler on August 4, 2017, in Detroit. The referee had to intervene to defend the unbeaten Nikki Adler after the fifth round TKO. The brawl aired on Showtime.

Shields defeated 17-0 Tori on January 12, 2018, to win the WBAN super-middleweight championship while retaining her WBC and IBF female super middleweight championships. For the first time in her professional career, Shields finished all 10 rounds. Shields beat Hanna Gabriel by majority decision on June 22, 2018, in just her sixth professional match, shattering Vasyl Lomachenko’s previous record for fewest professional fights to become a two-weight world champion.

Claressa Shields also won the vacant WBA and inaugural IBF middleweight championships. She suffered her first professional knockdown in Round 1 of the fight. She reduced her weight for the fight from 168 to 160. She had previously trained with Jason Crutchfield for the previous five fights, but this was her first match with John David Jackson.

Her first appearance on the network, Shields’ fight, which was a part of the final boxing card to air on HBO, was broadcast on December 8, 2018. She was unanimously defeated by Femke Herman, who outboxed her over all ten rounds. Shields defeated Christina Hammer by majority decision on April 13, 2019, to win the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO women’s middleweight championships as well as the inaugural middleweight belt from The Ring magazine. Two judges scored the contest 98-91 for the winner, and a third judge gave it a 98-92 for the victor.

On October 5, 2019, Shields was supposed to face Ivana Habazin in Flint, Michigan, for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title. The attack on Habazin’s trainer at the weigh-in, however, forced the cancellation of the fight. A female-only ring was used for the fight between Shields and Habazin on January 10, 2020. (referee). Claressa won unanimously with scores of 99-89, 100-90, and 100-89 in front of a packed house at the Atlantic Boardwalk Hall. She did this to become the first male or female to win titles in three different divisions in history.

Claressa Shields defeated Marie-Eve Dicaire on March 5, 2021, earning a unanimous decision victory that allowed her to keep her WBC and WBO super welterweight belts, as well as the vacant WBA light middleweight gold and the IBF 154-pound crown. With the victory, she has become the first boxer to hold uncontested belts in two different weight classes during the four-belt period. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this fight only attracted a small audience in Shields’ hometown.

On February 5, 2022, Shields faced Ema Kozin. She won a unanimous decision, keeping her WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring female middleweight titles while also earning the WBF title. All of the referees scored every round in her favour. Shields was originally slated to fight Savannah Marshall, the current WBO Middleweight Champion, on September 10, 2022, in a title unification match. However, because of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the fight was moved to October 15, 2022.

FAQ

Who is Claressa Shields ?

Claressa Shields is an American Boxer.

When was Claressa Shields born ?

She was born on March 17, 1995.

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