Salita Promotions has formally signed a cope with FITE.TV and iNDemand to distribute the upcoming world title protection of boxing celebrity and first-ever two-division undisputed world champion Claressa “GWOAT” Shields stay on pay-per-view to U.S. audiences, as she takes on undefeated #1 ranked challenger Ema Kozin on Saturday, December 11 in Cardiff, Wales.
The four-fight pay-per-view telecast will start at 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT. The Shields vs. Kozin PPV occasion can be carried in North America throughout all PPV platforms, together with streaming, cable, satellite tv for pc and telco. Full PPV distribution particulars could be discovered beneath.
Shields will defend her WBC, WBA and IBF titles in opposition to the WBC’s #1 ranked challenger, the undefeated Slovenian Kozin (21-0-1, 11 KOs), within the co-main occasion of the cardboard which additionally options U.Ok. stars Chris Eubank Jr. and Liam Williams in a highly-anticipated middleweight showdown. Extra bouts on the pay-per-view telecast can be introduced shortly.
“I’m very excited that this unbelievable struggle card with Claressa Shields can be out there for followers in america,” stated Dmitriy Salita, President of Salita Promotions.
“Claressa is making her U.Ok. debut defending her world titles in opposition to the undefeated, very expert and decided Ema Kozin. Claressa is coaching arduous and is trying to make an enormous assertion for followers within the U.Ok., and people watching within the U.S. This cope with FITE.TV and iNDemand continues to spotlight our dedication to giving Claressa a platform to once more reveal that she is a once-in-a-generation athlete.”
Shields vs. Kozin is the primary in a profitable multi-fight deal Salita Promotions secured for Claressa with broadcaster SKY Sports activities within the U.Ok, and a bout that may arrange a highly-anticipated showdown with Savannah Marshall early subsequent 12 months. Marshall owns an newbie victory over Shields, the one boxing defeat she has ever suffered within the newbie or professional ranks. Shields should emerge victorious on December 11 to clinch her long-awaited revenge match in opposition to Marshall for subsequent 12 months.
“I’m excited to return to the boxing ring in opposition to the undefeated #1 contender and present the world as soon as once more that I’m the GWOAT”, stated two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist and two-division undisputed world champion Shields. “It’s been a dream of mine to struggle within the U.Ok., and it brings me one step nearer to shutting Savannah Marshall’s mouth as soon as and for all. I can be sensational on December 11.”
The 26-year-old Shields from Flint, Michigan, defeated the beforehand unbeaten after which IBF World Tremendous Welterweight Champion Marie-Eve Dicaire in March to make historical past and turn out to be the primary boxer within the four-belt period to be an undisputed world champion in two weight lessons.
Shields has made historical past all through her boxing life, as she can be the one fighter in U.S. Olympic boxing historical past to win two gold medals with wins in London in 2012 and Rio in 2016.
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