Shields vs Nelson Headlines 1st ShoBox Card of 2018 – The first ShoBox Card of the new year sees women’s super middleweight champion Claressa Shields defend her titles against Tori Nelson. Shields (4-0) holds the WBC and IBF belts at 168 pounds as she heads into her toughest pro test to date in the form of the undefeated Nelson (17-0-3).
ShoBox is also featuring the America debut of undefeated Christina Hammer (22-0) of Germany. Hammer holds several world titles at middleweight and is considered one of the top women boxers in the world today. She is facing veteran Lisa Noel Garland in a bout expected to showcase Hammer. A potential Shields vs Hammer bout could be in the works on Showtime.
Below are the man fights expected on the ShoBox broadcast. Check your local listings for start times.
ShoBox: The New Generation
Friday, January 12th, 2018 – Turning Stone Casino, Verona, New York
(Card Subject To Change):
168 LBS 10×2 RDS: Claressa Shields (4-0) vs Tori Nelson (17-0-3)
160 LBS 10×2 RDS: Christina Hammer (22-0) vs Lisa Noel Garland (15-9)
122 LBS 10 RDS: Jesse Angel Hernandez (10-1) vs Ernesto Garza III (9-2)
140 LBS 8 RDS: Shohjahon Ergashev (10-0) vs Sonny Fredrickson (18-0)
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