Claressa Shields set to fight Ivana Habazin in August

Share This Story!

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about

http://sportsunions.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1560314439_www.usatoday.com

Claressa Shields set to fight Ivana Habazin in August

Claressa Shields is set to fight Ivana Habazin on Aug. 17 in an attempt to become a three-division champion

Posted!

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.

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 championship will also be at stake. This will be Shields’ first professional fight in her hometown of Flint.

Shields (9-0) defeated Christina Hammer in April. Already a super middleweight and middleweight champion, she’ll now have a chance to become a world champion across three divisions.

Habazin (20-3) is ranked No. 1 by the WBO at 154 pounds. This will be the Croatian’s U.S. debut.

___

More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,…

Read Story