Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall Confirmed on Historic Claressa Shields-Savannah Marshall Card at O2 Arena | boxing news

Golden girl Lauren Price MBE (1-0) will fight on a historic night in women’s boxing when the Welsh wonder takes on Hungary’s Timea Belik (6-6-0, 2 KOs) at The O2 in London on September 10, screened live and exclusively on Sky Sports.

The elegant southpaw opened her professional career with an impressive points win over Valgerdur Gudstensdottir at Wembley in June.

The Tokyo 2020 Team GB gold medalist will now be eager to make another emphatic statement of intent to the middleweight division in what will be a defining ‘Legacy’ night at the iconic London venue.

More than a decade in the making, bitter rivals Claressa Shields (12-0, 2 KO) and Savannah Marshall (12-0, 10 KO) headline the most anticipated women’s fight in history in an undisputed title clash in which The winner takes it all.

Also fighting on this unmissable night of boxing are some of the best female fighters on the planet in Mikaela Mayer (17-0, 5 KO) and Alycia Baumgardner (12-1-0, 7 KO). The American rivals will battle in the co-main event for the undisputed super featherweight championship.

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Karriss Artingstall produced a commanding performance on her professional debut, when she edged out Vaida Masiokaite in Coventry

Price’s partner and Olympic hero Karriss Artingstall (1-0) will also try to make it two wins out of two on the pro scene when she takes on seasoned French activist Marina Sakharov (5-16-2, 3 KOs).

The featherweight from Macclesfield shone in her Coventry debut earlier this summer, when she comfortably dispatched Vaida Masiokaite on points.

Former Team GB star teammate Caroline Dubois (3-0, 2 KOs) will look to continue her meteoric rise to a future world title shot when she takes on seasoned Bulgarian pro Milena Koleva (10-14-1, 4 KOs) in six rounds of lightweight action.

The Shane McGuigan-trained southpaw dazzled in front of a sold-out BOXXER crowd in Bournemouth last week as he celebrated his third pro win in five months, dominating Happy Daudi with a clinical third-round TKO.

She faces a formidable opponent in Koleva who took Katie Taylor the distance in March 2017, only to be beaten on points.

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Watch Caroline Dubois get a third-round TKO against Happy Daudi

BOXXER CEO and Founder Ben Shalom said: “We will witness boxing history on September 10. It is great to announce the three Olympic heroes of Team GB.

“Caroline was amazing in Bournemouth. She is destined to come out on top. But this fight will be a tough one for her against an opponent in Milena Koleva who pushed Katie Taylor to the limit.

“I can’t wait to see Lauren and Karriss in action on the same night as well. They both have exciting futures ahead and will be eager to steal the spotlight with impressive performances.

“There is a huge feel-good factor around Women in Sport thanks to an incredible summer of the Lionesses celebrating European glory and the success of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Now is professional boxing’s time to shine. We couldn’t be most proud to put on this historic show at the O2”.

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Claressa Shields reveals her thoughts on opponent Savannah Marshall ahead of their main event fight live on Sky Sports

Sky Sports head of boxing development Adam Smith added: “This really is story in the making. And adding three super-talented and hugely popular Olympians into the mix makes it even better. Caroline has shown why she will be a prospect to watch.” fear, especially with his brilliant display recently in Bournemouth.

“And both Lauren and Karriss are destined for very bright futures: 2020 Olympic medalists and now two of the brightest prospects in British boxing emerging on the professional circuit in an era where women’s sport is rising to the place that it deserves. corresponds alongside the men’s game, inspiring a whole new generation of female athletes. I can’t wait to see all three in action in what will be an unmissable evening at The O2.”

Elsewhere on the billboard, Portsmouth ebony jones (2-0-1) faces the Spanish featherweight vanessa knight (4-15-3), as an exciting American flyweight Ginny Fuchs (1-0, 1 KO) crosses the pond to face Gemma Rugg (5-4-0, 1 KO).

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Alycia Baumgardner spoke with Andy Scott ahead of her unification fight against Mikaela Mayer on September 10 and says she’s excited and ready for the clash at the 02 Arena.

april hunter (5-1-0) faces Argentina Erica Alvarez (3-6-0), while fellow Northeast native and rising super welterweight prospect georgia o’connor (2-0) looks to protect his undefeated start in the pro ranks.

londoner Shannon Ryan (2-0-0) makes the short subway ride across the Jubilee Line from Neasden to North Greenwich when the super flyweight takes on the Spaniard Bucha El Quaissi (3-2-3, 1 KO).

And super bantamweight feeling Sarah Legmann (4-0, 1 KO) completes a historic all-female lineup as the German fighter goes toe-to-toe with Swindon beck connolly (3-15-0).

The biggest fight in women’s boxing history, Claressa Shields vs Savannah Marshall, airs live on Sky Sports on Saturday 10th September. Be a part of history and buy tickets for the London showdown here.

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