Current Undisputed Middleweight Boxing Champion Claressa Shields Talks Title Glory on “Listen In With KNN”

Current reigning and defending undisputed Middleweight Boxing Champion, Claressa Shields, 24, most recently appeared as a very special guest on FOX Sports Radio 96.9 FM/1340 AM hit show “Listen In With KNN” hosted by Kelsey N. Nelson and co-host, Ray Jones, prior to Shields’ high-profile Showtime fight against Christina Hammer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The presently undefeated Shields, who hails from Flint, Michigan, has been frequently referred to as “The Ronda Rousey of Women’s Professional Boxing” throughout the mainstream media by virtue of her ever-growing accolades, positive influence in inspiring women to further embrace combat sports, as well as the gifted Michigan native’s well-documented in-ring dominance and ability.

Shields gained widespread international acclaim thereafter she ultimately claimed back-to-back gold medals at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics games in Women’s Middleweight Boxing; Shields also won gold medals at the 2015 Pan American Games and AIBA Boxing Championships.

Throughout the captivating “Listen In With KNN” exclusive interview, the very talented 24-year-old boxing sensation spoke to Nelson and Jones about her continuity of excellence, overcoming the mental scars of sexual abuse, her tough childhood growing up in Flint and much more.


Dean Perretta

Dean Perretta is a 2x SEA Award-winning creative, Broadcast Journalist, Reporter, Courtside Analyst for BBC televised London Lions and Executive Producer who currently contributes to FOX Sports Radio, FourFourTwo Magazine and Muscle & Fitness Magazine.