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Claressa Shields

Claressa Shields, considered by many the best female professional boxer on earth, has decided to make the jump to mixed martial arts signing with the Professional Fighters League. Shields, 10-0 in boxing, turned professional after winning her second Olympic gold medal in 2016. She soon captured titles in three different weight classes becoming the quickest to ever achieve that feat in pro boxing.

A sometimes training partner of Bellator women's champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, there has long been speculation of Shields moving over to MMA where female fighters tend to garner more interest than they do in boxing. For now she'll compete as a lightweight with the PFL in individual matches rather than fighting in the company's season-long competition to crown a yearly champion while also continuing her boxing career.

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ONE Championship kick-started their exciting month on Wednesday, April 7, with ONE on TNT I inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The long-awaited meeting between ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano "Mikinho" Moraes and ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson took center stage and had a shocking conclusion.

Five other bouts helped fill out ONE's primetime debut in the United States.

Need a recap of what went down at ONE on TNT I? Here is what you missed from the latest edition of ONE Championship action.

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Can we admit we find it off-putting when someone struggles with being famous?

The mere mortals of us will probably as a rule be incredulous when we see people who get to do things people dream of and avoid real jobs. Especially when their gig gives them checks with lots of zeros on them. But some reflection might lead us to see fighting is probably not in the category of things that should illicit that kind of thinking. Does anyone in their right mind dream of stripping down to their skivvies and stepping into a cage to potentially be beat to pulp for a few thousand bucks? If you do, you may want to find an MMA gym near you.

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