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An American boxer danced to Beyonce, wore a crown to the ring, then dominated her opponent to become the fastest 3-weight champion in history


Claressa Shields

An American boxer danced to Beyonce, wore a crown to the ring, then dominated her opponent with ease on Friday.
That boxer is Claressa Shields, a fighter fast-developing as a top tier attraction in combat sport after beating her overmatched opponent Ivana Habazin in every minute of every round in Atlantic City.
Shields said before the fight that she was going to “f— her up” and she did so with ease, punctuating her status as one of women’s boxing’s elite athletes.
The 10-round victory saw Shields win two world championships in the super welterweight division, adding to world titles previously won in middleweight and super middleweight.
She is now the fastest male or female boxer to win championships in three weight classes, having done so in just 10 bouts.
This betters the achievements of Vasily Lomachenkop and Kosei Tanaka who won three titles in different weight classes after a dozen fights.
After the Habazin win, Shields tweeted: Legendary Beyonce, “Who run the world — Girls!”
She then called herself the greatest woman of all time.
Watch Shields’ entertaining ring-walk, as well as highlight clips, below

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LEGENDARY 🗣🦖🙏🏾 @Beyonce who run the world Girls! Had to do this so they know. We run boxing too! Fastest boxer to become a 3x division world champ! #GWOAT pic.twitter.com/PILWEIftGf

— ClaressaT-rexShields (@Claressashields) January 11, 2020

Watch a highlight clip here:

Shields scores the first KD of her career after Habazin goes down in the 6th. #ShieldsHabazin pic.twitter.com/3UjnRFlN4H

— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) January 11, 2020

Here’s her post-fight reaction:

Crowned 👑@Claressashields recaps her historical performance with Jim Gray. #ShieldsHabazin pic.twitter.com/oGkpu29vAW

— SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) January 11, 2020

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