The official weigh-in for tonight’s first card of 2018 for Showtime Sports’ popular ShoBox: The New Generation series headlined by a battle for the unified Women’s WBC/IBF Super-Middleweight world championship between undefeated world champion Claressa Shields and undefeated top contender Tori Nelson took place on Thursday in Verona, NY. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: Women’s WBC/IBF Super-Middleweight world championship – 10 Rds.
Claressa Shields (Champion) 167lbs. vs. Tori Nelson (Challenger) 164 3/4lbs.
Jr. Welterweight – 8Rds.
Shohjahon Ergashev 140lbs. vs. Sonny Fredrickson 141lbs.
Women’s Super-Middleweight – 6Rds.
Tiffany Woodard 166lbs. vs. Franchon Dezurn 169lbs.
Welterweight – 6Rds.
Maurice Chalmers 141 1/2lbs. vs. Bakhtiyar Eyubov 143 1/2lbs.
Jr. Featherweight – 10Rds.
Jesse Hernandez 122 1/2lbs. vs. Ernesto Garza 122 1/2lbs.
Heavyweight – 6Rds.
Alexey Zubov 206 3/4lbs. vs. Lamont Capers 194 1/4lbs.
Heavyweight – 8Rds.
Garrett Wilson 210lbs. vs. Apti Davtaev 245lbs.
(* Rounds in the Women’s bouts on this card are scheduled for two minutes in duration.)
ShoBox: Shields vs. Nelson takes place Tonight (Friday, January 12th) at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY. The card can be seen in the United States on Showtime beginning at 10PM ET/PT and will also be streamed live on the Showtime and Showtime Anywhere apps. Check your cable/satellite provider for time and channel in your area. For more information about Showtime, Showtime Sports, and the Showtime and Showtime Anytime apps including available devices please visit: www.sho.com. Check your listings internationally.
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