Claressa Shields set for PFL return in pursuit of MMA domination following latest boxing victory

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Claressa Shields will return to MMA following a big boxing victory at the O2 arena on Saturday night in which she defeated Savannah Marshall to become the undisputed middleweight champion of the world.

Claressa Shields dominated in Saturday night’s headliner at the O2 arena.

Shields (1-1 MMA, 13-0 Boxing) put on a showcase on Saturday night, displaying to the world why she is arguably the greatest female boxer of all time. Now, Shields is set to return to PFL in her pursuit of two-sport stardom.

In the lead-up to the fight, the 27-year-old made it no secret that fighting Marshall delayed plans she had with the PFL. Following her victory, the broadcast team confirmed that Shields will return to PFL before competing in boxing again. Also known as ‘The GWOAT’, Shields has proven to the world that she is at the top of the women’s boxing game, and she is only interested in the big fights, in the meantime, she looks to now make a statement in MMA.

Shields competes as a 155-pound lightweight in MMA and currently has a 1-1 professional record. She showed off her power in her professional debut, defeating Brittney Elkin by way of a TKO. In the follow-up, she took on grappler Abigail Montes and lost a razor-close split decision in what was considered controversial amongst fans.

Fight fans, are you excited about Claressa Shields return to MMA competition? Who would you like to see her fight? Let us know in the comments section below.

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