As she prepares to safeguard her indisputable middleweight champion, Claressa Shields is currently developed as the best female fighter of perpetuity. Her challenger, Maricela Cornejo, is a late-replacement for Hanna Gabriels, who stopped working a drug test due to medication she had actually provided to her pet. While Shields had actually formerly beat Gabriels, the rematch was excitedly prepared for following Gabriels’ knockdown of Shields in their very first conference. However, Cornejo, with a 3-fight winning streak, might show to be a more tough challenger for Shields. Shields had actually formerly won numerous titles at various weight classes and even attempted her hand at MMA prior to going back to boxing. With an expert record of 16-5, Cornejo deals with an uphill struggle against Shields, who is greatly preferred to win. The fight will occur on June 3, 2023, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Shields is forecasted to win by consentaneous choice.