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Claressa Shields vs Ema Kozin report
Who won Shields vs Kozin?
Claressa Shields beat Ema Kozin by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 5th February 2022 at Motorpoint Arena in Wales.
The scorecards were announced as 100-90, 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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Chris Eubank Jr beating Liam Williams. Also, on the undercard Otto Wallin defeated Kamil Sokolowski.
Shields vs Kozin stats
Claressa Shields stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ema Kozin made her way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 1 draw, with 11 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kozin had a massive power advantage over Shields, boosting at 52% knock out percentage over Shields' 18%.
Claressa Shields was the older woman by 28 years, at 28 years old.
Kozin had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shields.
Claressa Shields fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ema Kozin was a southpaw.
Shields was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made her debut in 2016, 1 month later than Kozin, whose first professional fight was in 2016. She had fought 16 less professional rounds, 111 to Kozin's 127.
Shields vs Kozin form
Shields remained undefeated as a professional.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had defeated Ema Kozin on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, she had defeated Marie Eve Dicaire on 5th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dort Federal Event Center, Michigan, United States.
Going into that contest, she had beat Ivana Habazin on 10th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
Before that, she had won against Christina Hammer on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
She had beat Femke Hermans on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, California.
Shields' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 22 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 Kozin start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Motorpoint Arena, Wales, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Shields vs Kozin?
Shields vs Kozin was broadcast on Sky Sports Arena in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by Fite.tv PPV US.
What were the odds on Shields vs Kozin?
Claressa Shields was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Ema Kozin made her way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.