Claressa Shields Biography
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Claressa Shields is a professional American boxer and an MMA fighter. Here, we will know her age, net worth, salary, height, spouse nickname, and recent news.

Shields fought in her first open-division event, the National Police Athletic League Championships 2011, after winning two Junior Olympic titles. She won the middleweight title and was awarded top overall fighter, as well as qualifying for the US Olympic Trials.

Shields won the gold medal at the 2016 AMBC Olympic Qualifying event in Argentina. She then went on to win the gold medal in the women’s middleweight division at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. At the competition, she was awarded the Val Barker Trophy for the first time in the women’s division. Her back-to-back Olympic gold medal wins made her the first American boxer to win consecutive Olympic gold medals.

Shields defeated 17-0 Tori Nelson in January 2018, to retain her WBC and IBF female super middleweight belts and win the WBAN super-middleweight title. She had never gone all ten rounds in her professional career.

Shields won a majority decision over Marie-Eve Dicaire on March 5, 2021, to maintain her WBC and WBO super welterweight belts, claim the IBF 154-pound belt, and claim the vacant WBA light-middleweight crown. She became the first world champion boxer in the four-belt era to hold uncontested championships in two weight classes with the victory.

Shields signed a three-year contract with the Professional Fighters League in November 2020 and was set to make her mixed martial arts debut in 2021. Shields made her MMA debut against Brittney Elkin at PFL 4 on June 2021. In the third round, she won via technical knockout.

Claressa Shields’s Personal information:

Full Name Claressa Maria Shields
Nickname T-Rex
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Age 26 year
Birthday March 17, 1995
Birthplace Flint, Michigan, U.S.
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $4 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father’s Name Bo Shields
Mother’s Name Marcella Adams
Salary $800000
Siblings No siblings
Twitter Handle

@Claressashields

Instagram Handle @claressashields2

Age:

Claressa Shields was born on March 17, 1995. She is 26 years of age,

Claressa Shields’s Net Worth and Salary:

Shields has a net worth of $4 million. Her main source of income is professional boxing. She receives an annual salary of  $800000. She is not endorsed by many brands, that’s why her net worth is not as high as it should be. Shields has many luxurious cars and also appeared in a few films.

Height:

The player has a height of 173 cm, which is 5 feet 8 inches

Spouse:

Claressa is not married yet. She is single, which means she is not in a relationship with anyone.

Nickname:

The player has the nickname T-rex. Her fans and friends call her by this name.

Recent News About Claressa Shields:

Shields joined MMA recently in November 2020. On October October 27, 2021, Shields was defeated by Abigail Montes. Her last fight was against Ema Kozin and probably the biggest fight of her career. She retained her Retained WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring female middleweight titles and won the WBF female middleweight title through that fight.

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