Marshall-Shields and Mayer-Baumgardner fight week schedule of events
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The bad blood hit the seas Wednesday afternoon as the main event fighters met on the River Thames in London.
The open workout for Saturday's all-female card at London's O2 Arena was conducted on a boat that was sailing along The River Thames.
The top of the bill sees middleweight champions and one-time amateur adversaries Savannah Marshall (12-0, 10 KOs) and Claressa Shields (12-0, 2 KOs) battle for the undisputed title.
In the co-feature, American stars Mikaela Mayer (17-0, 5 KOs) and Alycia Baumgardner (12-1, 7 KOs) will tangle for the WBC/WBO/IBF/Ring Magazine junior lightweight titles.
The combatants faced off in the ring on the top floor of the boat, the partly cloudy London skies providing a suitable moody backdrop for the occasion.
Fight Week Schedule
Saturday, September 10: Fight Night
7:30pm-11pm Sky Sports Main Event
2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT: Streaming live in the U.S. on ESPN+
Claressa Shields vs. Savannah Marshall
10×2 Undisputed Middleweight World Title
Mikaela Mayer vs. Alycia Baumgardner
10×2 WBC/WBO/IBF/Ring Magazine Junior Lightweight World Titles
Lauren Price vs. Timea Belik
Caroline Dubois vs. Milena Koleva
Karriss Artingstall vs. Marina Sakharov|
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