Claressa Shields wins IBF and WBC titles with Detroit defeat of Nikki Adler

05 August 2017 05:08

Claressa Shields made more boxing history on Friday night with a convincing victory over Nikki Adler.

America's two-time Olympic champion landed the IBF and WBC super-middleweight title belts with victory over her German opponent at Detroit's MGM Grand.

The one-sided fight was stopped in the fifth round, giving 22-year-old Shields - who won the women's middleweight tournament at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics - victory by a technical knockout.

Source: PA