Unified middleweight world champion Claressa Shields and former world champion Ivana Habazin went face to face Thursday at the final press conference two days before they battle for the WBO and WBC 154-pound world titles live on SHOWTIME from Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint, Mich.
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by Salita Promotions, in association with T-REX boxing PROMOTIONS, can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com and at the Dort Center box office.
Here is what the press conference participants had to say Thursday from the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center:
DEMIAN DANIEL FERNANDEZ
FLINT MAYOR KAREN WEAVER
DMITRIY SALITA, President of Salita Promotions
MARK TAFFET, President of Taffet Media
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ABOUT SHIELDS VS. HABAZIN
Undisputed Middleweight World Champion Claressa Shields will aim to make history by becoming the fastest fighter in boxing, male or female, to become a three-division world champion when she takes on former world champion Ivana Habazin Saturday, October 5 live on SHOWTIME.