|Real Name/Full Name:
|Claressa Maria Shields
|28 years old
|March 17, 1995
|Flint, Michigan, United States
|5 ft 8 in
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|Is Claressa Shields Lesbian?
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Claressa Maria Shields is a young professional boxer known by nickname T-Rex. Maria is the first United States Boxer to won Olympic Gold Medals back-to-back. Only seven fighters hold all the major Boxing, and Claressa is one of them. The boxer childhood was very tough. She started Boxing at a very early age and became a two-time Junior Olympic Champion.
The boxing matches of Claressa telecast on main events on TV networks. She is the undisputed queen of Boxing. In 2014, she attempted to adopt the daughter of her cousin. In 2018, the boxer was named Female Fighter of the Year by Boxing Writers Association of America.
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Early Life & Biography
Claressa Maria was born on March 17, 1995, in Flint, Michigan, United States. The parents of a boxer are Bo Shields and Marcella Adams. The actress raised in Flint, Michigan. The father introduces her to Boxing. Her father performed in underground leagues. He was in prison when Claressa was two years old, and Bo was released when he was nine years old.
After release, she talked about her interest in Boxing with her father. She starts Boxing at the age of eleven. The coach and trainer of the boxer were Jason Crutchfield. Her grandmother inspired her for Boxing.
Claressa won two junior Olympic Championships. In 2011, the player participated in National Police Athletic League Championship. The athlete won easily and named top overall fighter. After the tournament, she became eligible for United States Olympic Trials. In the Olympic trials, she defeated Franchon Crews-Dezurn, the world champion of 2010. The female boxer also defeated Andrecia Wasson and Pittsburgh Tika Hemingway to win middleweight class.
At Women’s Elite Continental Championships, she earned her weight class. The record of females was 25 wins and 0 losses. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won the gold medal in the category of women’s middleweight divisions. In 2014, the talented player won the World Championship Gold Medal. The boxer created a record by becoming the first female boxer to win titles at the Olympics and Pan American Games.
Claressa won another gold medal at AMBC Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Argentina. In next 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Claressa won the Gold Medal in women’s middleweight division. She defeated Nouchka Fonjin in the final. The amateur boxing record of Claressa is 77 wins and one loss.
At age 13, the player baptized. She attended the local church after two years she starts Boxing. The boxer believes in Christian.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 17 1995, Claressa Shields is 28 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. Her height is 5 ft 8 in tall, and her weight is 75 kg.
In 2016, the undefeated boxer turned to pro. The first match of her was against Franchon Crews-Dezurn. She won the match by unanimous decision. On March 10, 2017, the next match of Shields was with Szilvi Szabados for the North American Boxing Federation middle, and she won the title. She headlined the Detroit Brawl. She won the match by decision.
The player defeated champ Nikki Adler in Detroit for the WBC super-middleweight title. In the sixth professional fight, Claressa defeated Hanny Gabriel by unanimous decision. The talented boxer breaks the record for two-weight world champion by winning the WBA and inaugural IBF middleweight Belts. The fight of player aired on HBO. She united the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO middleweight titles and became the undisputed champion.
She won The Ring magazine’s inaugural middleweight belt by defeating Christina Hammer. On October 05, 2019, a fight organized against Ivana Habazin for WBO junior middleweight title, but the fight postponed due to unknown reasons. In 2015, the documentary T-Rex Her Fight for Gold released, which based on her life.
Awards & Achievements
In 2017, the athlete received the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Award for the biggest powerhouse. She inducted into the USA Boxing Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame. She won several other awards for her performance in the movie.
Net Worth & Salary of Claressa Shields in 2024
As of February 2024, The net worth of Claressa Shields is $3 million. The annual salary of an athlete is $800000. Claressa owned a luxury car. She earns money from Boxing. Olympic Broadcast Rights acquired the movie’s rights based on Claressa. The screenwriter of the movie is Barry Jenkins. Universal Studios hire Barry. The athlete worked in Walmart ad, which was directed by Dee Rees.
The athlete is the undisputed champion of all time. The player is the official ambassador of Up2Us Sports, which is a non-profit organization. They help Youth in training and development.