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    Claressa Shields vs Nikki Adler is Saturday - Two time U.S. Olympian Claressa Shields is set for her fourth professional bout this Friday, August 4th in Detroit, Michigan as she faces Germany's undefeated Nikki Adler with a pair of world titles on the line.

    Adler brings with her the WBC's world title at 168 pounds. She won that belt back in November of 2013 and she has held it ever since, making 2 official defenses while going 5-0 since. Meanwhile, Shields turned professional in November off last year, shortly after the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro where she won her second gold medal. Aside from bringing boxing back to Detroit, Shields is attempting to win a world title in just her fourth professional fight. Aside from Adler's WBC belt, the vacant IBF world title is also on the line.

    Claressa Shields vs Nikki Adler is Saturday

    The Shields vs Adler bout is the main event of "ShoBox: The New Generation" and will air on Showtime in the United States. Check your local listings for start times.

    Friday, August 4th, 2017 - MGM Grand Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
    (Card Subject To Change):

    168 LBS 10x2 RDS: Nikki Adler (16-0) vs Claressa Shields (3-0)
    122 LBS 8 RDS: Vladimir Tikhonov (16-0) vs Jesse Angel Hernandez (8-1)
    118 LBS 6 RDS: James Smith (11-1) vs Yaqub Kareem (14-6-1)
    154 LBS 6 RDS: Domonique Dalton (17-1-1) vs Antonio Chaves Fernandez (9-32-4)
    154 LBS 6 RDS: Antonio Urista (8-2) vs Serdar Hudayberdiyev (3-1)
    118 LBS 6 RDS: Jarico O'Quinn (7-0) vs Jose Elizondo (2-3)

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