David Avila Previews Shields vs Nelson For Friday – Ladies boxing steps to the forefront on Showtime this Friday as Claressa Shields (4-0) defends her IBF and WBC world titles against Tori Nelson.
The 22-year-old Shields grabbed the word title belts this past August when she stopped previously unbeaten Nikki Adler in the fifth round. The 41-year-old Nelson has maintained an undefeated record against a high level of competition but this is her first major world title fight.
In this latest TBC segment, we are joined by our correspondent David Avila to talk more about this weekend’s Claressa Shields versus Tori Nelson bout scheduled as the main event on Showtime’s SHOBOX: The New Generation card this Friday, January 12th. Check your local listings for start times.
David Avila is a longtime contributor at The Sweet Science and for the last couple of years, Avila has been the driving force behind ThePrizefighters.com, a site dedicated to the women’s side of pugilism.
Check out “HAMMER FIGHT CANCELLED, BUT SHE WILL ATTEND CLARESSA SHIELDS FIGHT” at TPF for the latest on Friday’s Showtime card.
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