Claressa Shields, Savannah Marshall weight training
Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall on Friday weighed in for their long-awaited middleweight bout on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London (ESPN+).
Both boxers weigh in at 159.3 pounds, one pound below the division limit.
Shields (12-0, 2 KOs) and Marshall (12-0, 10 KOs) will fight for the undisputed 160-pound championship.
Marshall, British, is the only boxer to beat an American opponent – amateur or professional. She beat 17-year-old Shields in the 2012 AIBA Women’s Boxing Championship.
Also, in another standout match, Mikaela Mayer (17-0.5 KOs) and Alycia Baumgardner (12-1, 7 KOs) weighed in for their junior lightweight title unification. Both weigh 129.1, 0.9 below the limit.
This is an image from the scale. All photos by Mark Robinson at Top Rated via Getty Images.