By Tom Donelson / Author, Member Boxing Writers Association of America
On Saturday night April 13, 2019 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Claressa Shields fought Christina Hammer in a battle of the two best female middleweights in the world with the winner being the undefeated unified champion. Hammer started fast in the first round boxing and her jab effectively took the round; but in the second round, it was Shields who dominated as she nailed Hammer with a left hook in the first minute and over the last minute, connected on a right hand 다운로드.
The third round was closer than the second but it was a Shields round as she connected on the bigger shots and her excellent defense allowed her to slip punches. The fourth round was another round where Shields used her brawling style to force Hammer to move away but Hammer didn’t punch back effectively 새파일 다운로드.
Hammer may have won the sixth round with her more effective boxing and after six rounds, I had Shields up 58 to 56 windows 10 movie maker. In the seventh round, Hammer looked strong at the beginning of the round but over the last thirty seconds, Shields nailed Hammer with three big right hand shots that may have given her the round.
Shields dominated the beginning of the eighth round with a volley of shots which sent Hammer’s mouth piece flying. Hammer retreated without landing any effective punches. This was Shields best round. Shields continued her domination in the ninth round.
This was complete domination, as judges had it 98-92 in favor of Shields which is the same score I had. Shields fought her best and this was a classic European stand up boxing style versus a more aggressive American style.