Watch – The Rise: Claressa Shields

All eyes on "T-Rex" to make history Saturday in her hometown

WBC, IBF and WBA middleweight champion Claressa Shields (9-0-0, 2 KOs) will attempt to become the fastest three-division world champion ever when she takes on IBO middleweight champion Ivana Habazin (20-3-0, 7 KOs) for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Vasily Lomachenko currently holds the record with three world titles in 12 bout. Shields can break the record in her tenth bout if she is victorious Saturday. Shields will have the hometown advantage, as the bout is in Flint, Michigan.

Check out the Showtime Sports profile on Shields below.

The bout will be aired on Showtime on Saturday, Oct. 5.



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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