Find out about the Shields vs Hammer fight on SHOWTIME, including ways to watch, fighter stats, news and more. Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer are just a few days away from fight night.
Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer both made weight ahead of their historic middleweight unification showdown at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Saturday night.
The undefeated champions goaded each other when they went face-to-face during a lively weigh-in for what has been billed as the ‘biggest fight in women’s boxing history’. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the Shields vs. Hammer live stream for free.
Double Olympic champion Shields (8-0, 2KOs), who will put her IBF, WBA and WBC titles on the line, tipped the scales 159.4lbs, while WBO rival Hammer (24-0, 11KOs) came in at 159lbs.
“I’ve played this fight in my head many times,” said American Shields. “The first round is a very important round. She’ll find out just how strong I am in the first round and I’m going to let her know she’s in with a fighter.
“I’m going to let her know she won’t control this fight in any aspect. I can outbox Hammer. I’m way faster and I have great head movement. I came to fight. I want to see where her heart is and how strong she is. If she’s not as strong as she says she is, she’s going to want to get out of there.”
In what is the most significant women’s boxing match in recent memory, if not ever, Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer showcases two undefeated women champions who are exciting enough to headline any card on any network. You can live stream the card for free on Saturday night via Showtime, and if you’re a boxing fan, it’ll almost certainly be worth your time.