Shields vs Nelson Quick Results From Verona – ShoBox: The New Generation delivered their first event of 2018 on Friday night as Claressa Shields outclassed Tori Nelson to defend her belts. The previously unbeaten Nelson was outpointed by Shields over 10 rounds, with all three judges returning scores of 100-90.
The win gives Shields a perfect 5-0 mark in her pro career. She turned pro in November of 2016, shortly after winning an Olympic gold medal at the Rio De Janeiro games. Her title defense on Showtime was a first for the modern era of women’s boxing and Shields is hoping to lead the way into the mainstream for ladies boxing.
Prospect Shohjahon Ergashev moved to 11-0 with a third round stoppage victory over Sonny Fredrickson, who fell to 18-1. In bantamweight action, Jesse Angel Hernandez won a narrow split decision win over rival Ernesto Garza III.
Check this latest TBC report for more details on highlights from Friday’s fights. Showitme returns on Saturday, January 20th with Errol Spence Jr’s IBF world welterweight title defense against Lamont Peterson live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Do not miss Boxinng punndit David Avila’s take on Shields’ title defense at “CLARESSA SHIELDS WINS A ONE-SIDED DECISION OVER TORI NELSON.” ThePrizefighters is Avila’sproject dedicated to the women’s side of pugilism. Check it out now.
Friday, January 12th, 2018 – Turning Stone Casino, Verona, New York
168 LBS 10×2 RDS: Claressa Shields def Tori Nelson via UD (100-90,100-90,100-90)
122 LBS 10 RDS: Jesse Angel Hernandez def Ernesto Garza III via SD (95-94, 97-93, 93-95 )
140 LBS 8 RDS: Shohjahon Ergashev def Sonny Fredrickson via TKO in RD 3 @1:58.
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