Claressa Shields defeated Savannah Marshall on the scorecards to become the new undisputed women's middleweight champion.
At the opening bell, a rivalry that had been simmering for ten years burst into flames, with both ladies racing into the center of the ring and unleashing their fury. However,
Shields had the better-looking outfit because to several striking contrasts.
Shields got out to a quick start, but Marshall jumped out in the second and tried to force Shields back onto the ropes.
However, the American unified champion made use of her tremendous technical prowess to get out of any circumstance that would have presented a serious threat.
When Shields appeared to be getting exhausted in the sixth, the tide appeared to have changed.
Marshall was constantly leaned on by her in an effort to withstand any assaults she could launch
but Shields showed no indications of being harmed by her explosive prowess even as Marshall started to have more success.
Shields regained control after Marshall made a brief comeback, certain that she was ahead statistically. She then employed a cunning move to irritate Marshall