Published: 09:38 | 10/6/21

LIVE MMA on eir sport tonight


Double Olympic champion and three-division world champion boxer Claressa Shields is set to make her MMA debut LIVE on eir sport 1 tonight from midnight.

Shields, often touted as the greatest female boxer of all time alongside Katie Taylor, will take on seasoned veteran Brittany Elkin at PFL 4 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

"I've done everything in boxing that you can do," Shields said after signing with PFL (Professional Fighters League) late last year.

"I've been a world champion. I'm currently a world champion, undisputed, and hold all titles, have titles in multiple divisions, undefeated, and still not given a fair shake. 

"I have to keep demanding, yelling at them, and saying, 'This is my worth. This is what I'm worth. This is what I deserve'. 

"You got to keep doing it. It just gets tiring because I still have to train for the fight. I still have to fight my opponent."

The full fight card is:

  • Claressa Shields vs. Brittney Elkin (Women's Lightweight)
  • Bubba Jenkins vs. Bobby Moffett (Men's Featherweight)
  • Clay Collard vs. Joilton Lutterbach (Men's Lightweight)
  • Brendan Loughnane vs. Tyler Diamond (Men's Featherweight)
  • Natan Shulte vs. Alexander Martinez (Men's Lightweight)
  • Marcin Held vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier (Men's Lightweight)
  • Akhmed Aliev vs. Loik Radzhabov (Men's Lightweight)
  • Sheymon Moraes vs. Jesse Stirn (Men's Featherweight)
  • Chris Wade vs. Arman Ospanov (Men's Featherweight)

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