Claressa Shields Defeats Marie-Eve Dicaire To Become The First Four-Belt Champion At Two Weights Divisions
Claressa Shields defeated Dicaire to become the first four-belt world champion at two weights divisions – she unifies the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO titles at light-middleweight, whilst holding all four titles at middleweight
Dicaire brought her unbeaten professional boxing record and IBF world title to America but she was simply overwhelmed and outclassed by the highly decorated Shields – whom has now been undisputed unified champion at 154lbs, 160lbs and 168lbs.
The American Claressa Shields won a unanimous decision over Canada’s Marie-Eve Dicaire in their junior middleweight title unification bout. Shields is the first boxer in the four-belt era, male or female, to become an undisputed champion in two different weight classes
The two-time Olympic gold medalist won a majority points decision and all three judges’ scorecards were 100-90.
Shields landed 116 of 409 punches (28%) compared to 31 of 263 for Dicaire (12%). The fight was the first headline show in 20 years of women’s boxing match to be a pay-per-view