Claressa Shields Might Rematch Marshall or Crews-Dezurn Subsequent
Now a three-time undisputed champion, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields (13-0, 2KO) has two rematch choices. First there may be former WBO middleweight champion Savannah Marshall (12-1, 10KO). Another choice is undisputed tremendous middleweight champion Franchon Crews-Dezurn (8-1, 2KO).
A POSSIBLE REMATCH WITH MARSHALL IS AN OPTION
Shields claimed a UD over Marshall on October 15 to avenge her novice loss to the previous WBO champion. Within the post-fight interview, Shields defined the rematch clause was conditioned on a controversial choice. By profitable on all three judges’ scorecards, she is evident to maneuver on from Marshall. Nonetheless, she made it clear operating it again was not an issue.
“Completely! If that’s what the followers need, then that’s what we gon’ do.”
Marshall hinted at a rematch being a risk after being requested about sharing a cup of espresso with Shields.
“Possibly after the third one.”
Shields identified previous to the combat that Marshall’s speaking about retirement gave her the benefit. With that being stated, if the previous WBO champion decides to observe by means of on retiring, what’s subsequent for Shields?
A POSSIBLE REMATCH AGAINST DEZURN-CREWS IS AN OPTION
That is the place an previous foe comes into play. Crews-Dezurn was in attendance on the O2 enviornment in help of Shields. The historical past between these two girls goes again to the amateurs as nicely. Shields defeated Crews within the 2012 Olympic trials. Each had been a part of the 2016 Olympic group, and Shields defeated Crews when each girls made their skilled debut in 2016.
As well as, Crews holds the undisputed standing in a division the place T-Rex was as soon as a unified champion. So, it will make sense for them to combat and label their bout as undisputed vs undisputed. It is going to be attention-grabbing to see what challenges Shields will look to dive into subsequent.
By: Garrisson Bland