WBC, IBF and WBA Middleweight World Champion Claressa Shields Came at Miami yesterday to Carry the final Part of her training camp at the Fifth Street Gym Because she prepares to Carry on WBO Middleweight World Champion Christina Hammer at the main event of Some SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION tripleheader Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT) in Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
“We’continues to be moving twice a day every day except Sunday for five-straight weeks,” said Shields. “We all put in a large amount rounds sparring, heaps of sprinting, pad-work, push-ups, crunches and drills to help with my mind movement.
“I’t put my body through a lot about this camp, now it’s time for you to start cutting it down a bit. I’m in great form and my burden is on point. I’m also in a terrific place emotionally and happy with this particular specific camp in general. ”
In Florida, Shields is looking to prime herself to get her showdown for the funniest ladies ’s world championship, at what is considered by many as the biggest fight in women’s boxing heritage.
“My primary focus today is hoping to relieve my body whilst keeping my conditioning,” said Shields. “I’m ensuring that I move into fight week without no injuries or soreness. I’ve experienced Colorado for over a month and it was time for some new scenery.
“I’m going to be more training very hard in Florida. I just need a bit more sunshine and the additional distance that’s provided for me . We did what we had to accomplish in Colorado. Florida is just an ideal environment all in one and a joyful place for me to be these last fourteen days. ”
As Shields and trainer John David Jackson near fight night, the two time Olympic Gold Medalist includes a message for the fellow unbeaten competition. “I understand what I can and will perform on April 13,” said Shields. “I told Christina I’m definitely going to beat her and mess her up. I’m taking this fight 100 percent seriously. I’m definitely going to go on the market and dominate her.
“I don’t even want these straps handed to me. I’m coming to triumph every round on April 1-3. I’m a different kind of creature and Christina will observe that on fight night. I’m ready. That’s it. ”