A handful of months soon after landing the Tom Brady of MMA, Experienced Fighters League (PFL) landed a one of the hottest boxers in the environment as the combined martial arts (MMA) business has arrived at an arrangement with Claressa Shields, in accordance to MMA Junkie.
The current WBA, WBC, The Ring and IBF Middleweight winner has teased a transition into MMA for some time now, and even expressed fascination in signing with Greatest Battling Championship (UFC). In truth, UFC president Dana White stated that he had talks with Shields’ men and women about a possible leap to the Octagon, however nothing at all ever materialized.
In signing with PFL, Shields will compete at Light-weight which could direct to a mega-battle from division queen, Kayla Harrison, down the street. Of training course, Shields will transition into the sport slowly but surely, as she still intends to box in 2021.
Shields — who is undefeated as a qualified at 10- — final competed this earlier January defeating Ivana Habazin to gain the WBC and WBO Light-weight Middleweight titles. In advance of heading pro, Shields had an comprehensive beginner record and received the gold medal at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
In an fascinating twist, Harrison also gained gold at the 2012 and 2016 online games, while her specialty was judo.