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Claressa Shields

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Boxer

The Resume

    (March 17, 1995- )
    Born in Flint, Michigan
    Nickname: T-Rex
    First female U.S. Olympic boxing gold medal winner
    Two-time Middleweight Olympic Gold Medalist (2012, 2016)
    Two-time Middleweight World Champion (2014, 2016)
    Held four world boxing titles in light middleweight, middleweight and super middleweight (WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO)
    Subject of the documentary 'T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold' (2015)
    BWAA Female Fighter of the Year (2018)
    Inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Hall of Fame (2018)

Why she might be annoying:

    She didn't start to speak until age 5.
    Her father Bo Shields spent the bulk her childhood in jail and her mother was a drug addict.
    She lost a match to England's Savannah Marshall at the World Championships, 14-18 (May 13, 2012).
    She adopted a baby named Klaressa whose name is similar to hers from her cousin.
    She did a commercial for Wal-Mart.
    She once demanded a to have a $5 million match against retired boxer Laila Ali.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She was the first boxer from the U.S. to win two straight Olympic gold medals.
    She was first ever boxer to hold a world champion title in the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO in two weight classes.
    She achieved some of her accomplishments in televised matches.
    She beat Franchón Crews-Dezurn in her first professional match by an unanimous decision.
    She is considered as one of the world's greatest female boxers in the world by sports pundits.
    She serves as an ambassador for gender equality and the Up2Us organization.
    She got into boxing after her father Bo Shields spoke about Laila Ali.

Credit: Neo NX2004


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