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Photos: Claressa Shields, Christina Hammer - Ready For Battle

ATLANTIC CITY– Undefeated middleweight champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer went face-to-face one final time during a tension-filled official weigh-in for the most significant event in women’s boxing history. Both fighters made weight as the two champions aim to become the undisputed middleweight champion tomorrow in the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION live on SHOWTIME (9:10 p.m. ET/PT) from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. (photos by Stephanie Trapp)

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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.

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Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Salita Promotions, are priced at $150, $100, $55 and $35 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster and at boardwalkhall.com.

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OFFICIAL WEIGHTS:

IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO Middleweight World Championship – 10 Rounds

Claressa Shields: 159 ½ pounds

Christina Hammer: 159 pounds

Referee: Sparkle Lee; Judges: Lynne Carter (Pa.), Guido Cavalleri (Italy), Ruben Taylor (Ariz.)

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Heavyweight Co-Feature – 10 Rounds

Jermaine Franklin: 245 ¼ pounds

Rydell Booker: 238 ¾ pounds

Referee: David Franciosi; Judges: Eugene Grant (N.J.), Alan Rubenstein (Pa.), James Kinney (N.J.)

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Heavyweight Bout – 10 Rounds

Otto Wallin: 227 ¼ pounds

Nick Kisner: 221 pounds

Referee: Earl Brown; Judges: Eugene Grant (N.J.), Alan Rubenstein (Pa.), James Kinney (N.J.)

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aztec_warriors on 04-12-2019

female boxing weak af. rather watch paint dry. shallow pool of fighters and talent.

Comment by Boksfan on 04-12-2019

[QUOTE=Drewp4p;19653889]what your ***** ass look like? shes a 2 time gold medalist undefeated pro with 3 world titles and fighting tomorrow to be undisputed champ. the best you got is she fat and full of crap. shut your stupid hating…

Comment by damned1974 on 04-12-2019

This fight could look like Paulie vs Hatton if Shields win, or Fury vs Wilder if Hammer wins-maybe even Frazier/ Ali 2 (in a very generalized sense). Gonna be interesting.

Comment by Drewp4p on 04-12-2019

Hyped for this one. the ladies been putting in work and making history. they deserve their respect. may the best woman win. Im rocking with shields though.

Comment by Drewp4p on 04-12-2019

[QUOTE=Boksfan;19653637]Shields is so fat, how can she even make 160? She wants to be paid like men but doesn't like to work out? She's full of crap.[/QUOTE] what your ***** ass look like? shes a 2 time gold medalist undefeated…

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