ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Claressa Shields is scheduled to fight in January at the Ocean Casino Resort, resuming a matchup in the ring after the previous attempt was canceled because Ivana...
Soccer star Megan Rapinoe and boxer Claressa Shields have been honored as Sportswomen of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation.
They won in the team and individual categories, the awards...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed an assault charge against the brother of boxer Claressa Shields in connection with an attack on the trainer for Ivana Habazin before the weigh-in for...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Trash talk at a weigh-in or news conference is nothing new in boxing. This was something different entirely.
Claressa Shields' homecoming fight Saturday night was...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields' long-awaited fight in her hometown was called off after her opponent's trainer was injured in an altercation before the weigh-in.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Ivana Habazin's trainer has been hospitalized after getting sucker-punched before the weigh-in for a title fight with Claressa Shields.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields' fight against Ivana Habazin has been rescheduled for Oct. 5.
The fight was originally scheduled for Aug. 17, but it was postponed because Shields...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields is set to fight Ivana Habazin on Aug. 17 on Showtime for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title.
The vacant WBC women's diamond super welterweight...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Claressa Shields tossed one championship belt around her neck, fastened another around her waist and draped one more over a shoulder.
Claressa Shields won Olympic gold in 2012 in London and returned home with only a minimal bump in fame.
"I'd tell people I won the gold medal and they'd say, 'Yeah, right,'" she said with a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer mostly feinted trash talking, using a few long glares and verbal jabs ahead of their showdown.
NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields is participating in another first for women's boxing.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist and Christina Hammer will be featured in "All Access" episodes on...
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cecilia Braekhus defended her welterweight titles with a dominant unanimous decision over Aleksandra Magdziak-Lopes on Saturday night in the final fight of the last HBO boxing telecast.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields also defended her middleweight titles with a dominant unanimous decision over Belgium's Femke Hermans, winning every round on every scorecard to improve to 8-0 in her two-year pro career.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Although HBO has decided to put boxing in its past, the network is leaving the sport by showcasing a possible vision of its future.
DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields offered reporters a catchy play on words to promote her next fight.
The two-time Olympic champion will face unbeaten Christina Hammer of Germany in a middleweight unification bout Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fight is a blockbuster between two of boxing's stars, and the two names lend themselves to some clever lines.
DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields slugged her way through 10 spirited rounds against Hanna Gabriels — then looked ready to fight another opponent right afterward.
Christina Hammer — the unbeaten German who had won the bout immediately before Shields' — made her way into the ring after Shields beat Gabriels in a unanimous decision. That led to a bit of a commotion.
DETROIT (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields is looking to take over another division.
The 23-year-old super middleweight champion is scheduled to take on Hanna Gabriels for vacant middleweight title on June 22 at Masonic Temple in Detroit.
Shields, who is from Flint, Michigan, is training with John David Jackson for the first time. She has won all five of her fights, including two by knockouts.
VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields scored a unanimous 10-round decision over Tori Nelson on Friday night at Turning Stone Casino to retain her women's WBC and IBF super middleweight world titles.
DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields is calling herself the GWOAT.
In the boxing ring, it's hard to argue with her boast of being the Greatest Woman Of All Time.
"Who's better than me?" Shields asked after pummeling Nikki Adler on Friday night, giving the two-time Olympic champion the Women's WBC and IBF Super Middleweight world titles. "I don't know of anybody yet. And if I do find somebody, I'm ready to take her out."
DETROIT (AP) — For Claressa Shields, this is an opportunity that arrived sooner than expected.
DETROIT (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields is set to face unbeaten WBC super middleweight champion Nikki Adler on Aug. 4 in Detroit.
Shields, a Flint native, has won all three of her fights as a pro. Adler will make a third defense of her WBC 168-pound title. The vacant IBF super middleweight championship also will be at stake.
"I think she just has really that dominance that comes with her," Shields said. "She's the champ, and I have to go in and take her belt."
DETROIT (AP) — On a milestone night for female boxers, Claressa Shields gave herself rave reviews.
Shields became the first woman to headline a fight card on premium cable, stopping Szilvia Szabados in the fourth round Friday night in their fight for the NABF middleweight championship on Showtime. Referee Harvey Dock stopped the fight 1:30 into the fourth, after Shields had landed a strong left-handed punch to the head of Szabados.
DETROIT (AP) — In only her second fight as a professional, Claressa Shields is set to make history.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist will become the first woman to headline a fight card on premium cable when she faces Szilvia Szabados on Friday night on Showtime. After making a name for herself with her Olympic achievements, the 21-year-old Shields is eager to become the type of star women's boxing could certainly use.
Shakur Stevenson believes he is destined for greatness after barely missing out on Olympic gold in Rio.
So does Ireland's Michael Conlan, and there's already chatter about the two of them meeting in a big money fight one day.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Claressa Shields didn't feel at her best, but her pro debut was a winning one anyway.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist won a decision Saturday over Franchon Crews in a four-round super middleweight fight, making the transition to the pros after the most successful amateur career for an American woman.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — She became the first American woman boxer to win a gold medal in the London Olympics, then did it again a few months ago in Rio.
Nice trinkets, but Claressa Shields has bigger things in mind. Way bigger.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields plans to make her professional debut Nov. 19 in Las Vegas.
Shields will fight on the undercard of fellow Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward's high-profile showdown with Sergey Kovalev, the show's promoters announced Tuesday. Shields is being represented by Roc Nation Sports, the management company founded by music mogul Jay Z.
NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields did a cartwheel in the ring after winning her second Olympic boxing gold medal in Rio, and she's not done celebrating.
Shields and water polo goaltender Ashleigh Johnson were recognized as Sportswomen of the Year at the Women's Sports Foundation's annual dinner Wednesday night.
The 21-year-old Shields will decide in the coming years if she wants to add 'Tokyo' for the 2020 Games to the tattoo of the Olympic rings with Rio and London on her right biceps.
DETROIT (AP) — Boxing star Claressa Shields says she's still weighing her options about whether to turn pro.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist threw out the ceremonial first pitch Monday night when the Detroit Tigers hosted the Minnesota Twins. Shields, a Flint native, won her second gold at this year's Rio Olympics.
It's not clear what the future holds now. She said she'd like to "have the best of both worlds" if a rule change allows women's boxers to turn pro and still fight in the Olympics.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Claressa Shields got the Olympic rings tattooed on her powerful right bicep five weeks ago. "Rio" and "London" are inscribed within the bottom two loops.
On top, the American middleweight added a simple, confident declaration: "2X."
"When I win my second Olympic gold medal, I'm going to put 'Au' right here," Shields said, pointing to the special spot. "Because 'Au' on the periodic table stands for gold. I'm always going to keep this...