SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO LIVE STREAM CLARESSA SHIELDS vs. CHRISTINA HAMMER OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN LIVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
TODAY/FRIDAY, APRIL 12 – 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT
Middleweight Champions Shields And Hammer To Unify In Arguably The Most Significant Women’s Boxing Event In History Saturday, April 13 Live on SHOWTIME® from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City
WHAT: SHOWTIME Sports will present live streaming coverage of today’s official weigh-in ahead for the blockbuster unification between undefeated champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer for the undisputed women’s middleweight world championship taking place this Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Friday’s weigh-in from Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City will stream live on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel and SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT. YouTube embed codes and links are listed below.
The main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION features two of the consensus top-10 pound-for-pound fighters in the world squaring off to crown only the second undisputed champion in female boxing history. The 24-year-old Shields (8-0, 2 KOs) is a two-division champion who holds the IBF, WBA and WBC 160-pound titles. The 28-year-old Hammer (24-0, 11 KOs) owns the WBO belt, is the WBC Champion in Recess, and has dominated the women’s middleweight division for more than eight years.
Top American heavyweight prospect Jermaine Franklin will take on former No. 1-ranked U.S. amateur Rydell Booker in the 10-round co-featured bout while undefeated Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin will battle highly decorated amateur Nick Kisner in a 10-round clash that will open the tripleheader.