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Clarissa Shields vs Savannah Marshall postponed

Clarissa Hill The fight against Savannah Marshall, arguably the second-largest women’s boxing match in history, was postponed following the death of Queen Elizabeth.

Two undefeated stars will head to the all-female fight card in London on Saturday, but fights are announced Friday afternoon end, October 15 will be the replacement date.

“British Boxing Control Board has decided to postpone all fights this weekend out of respect for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth,” the BBC said in a statement. “We join a nation in mourning and pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for her service to our country and her legacy during her long reign.”

Ben Shalom BOXXER chief executive said in his own statement: “This is an unprecedented time in our history and our sincere thoughts are primarily with the Royal Family and the country. Out of respect, the British Boxing Control Board has decided to postpone Saturday’s meeting. The show. A tentative date for Saturday, October 15 at the O2 is being negotiated to allow for a more opportune time to host this unique and iconic night of celebration of women’s sports.”

, there have been similar delays in various sports, including English football, following the Queen’s death on Thursday afternoon at the age of 96, which will delay the bitter rivalry between the two undefeated fighters.

“I never said I’m going to bring her down, I said I’m going to hurt her. She’s a bully and she’s going to wake up on the canvas. I can’t wait to take all these belts off her and be the undisputed middleweight champion,” Britain’s Marshall said earlier.

Marshall had previously beaten Shields in their respective amateur careers and had vowed to do so again in the pro ranks, but will now have to wait about five weeks to cash in on her ‘s promise.




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