Who won Shields vs Cornejo?
Claressa Shields beat Maricela Cornejo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 3rd June 2023 at Little Ceasars Arena in Detroit.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-90, 100-90 in favor of winner Claressa Shields.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Holmes Jr vs Toussaint.
Shields vs Cornejo stats
Back in June 2023, Claressa Shields stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Maricela Cornejo made her way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws.
Claressa Shields was the younger woman by 9 years, at 28 years old.
Cornejo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Shields. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Claressa Shields & Maricela Cornejo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Shields was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made her debut in 2016, 4 year and 3 months later than Cornejo, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 12 less professional rounds, 121 to Cornejo's 133.
Shields vs Cornejo form
Shields remained undefeated as a professional.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Savannah Marshall on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, she had won against Ema Kozin on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales.
Going into that contest, she had beat Marie Eve Dicaire on 5th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dort Federal Event Center, Michigan, United States.
Before that, she had defeated Ivana Habazin on 10th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
She had won against Christina Hammer on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Shields' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Shields vs Cornejo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Little Ceasars Arena, Detroit, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Shields vs Cornejo?
Claressa Shields was a 1/40 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Maricela Cornejo made her way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Claressa Shields - Decision||60%|
|Claressa Shields - KO||20%|
|Maricela Cornejo - KO||20%|
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