Claressa Shields thanked Conor McGregor for extending his help forward of her enterprise in the world of blended martial arts. The Boxing champion mentioned that she’s going to use the Notorious One’s recommendation and hopes to have a profitable profession in MMA.
In a latest interview with Betway Insider, the P4P No.1 feminine Boxer mirrored upon the phrases of knowledge offered by the previous UFC double champion Conor McGregor after she introduced her transition into MMA through a social media put up.
T-Rex additionally acknowledged Conor McGregor as one of many greats in the game. However, she attributed the MMA GOAT standing to former Light Heavyweight Champion and teammate, Jon Jones.
“To me, Jon Jones is the GOAT in MMA, however Conor McGregor was thought of the GOAT as soon as upon a time too they usually’re each nice in their very own proper. I simply feel when Conor reached out, I feel like in a way he actually cared and he was wishing me good luck and that’s what I appreciated most. He didn’t have to provide me any recommendation, he might have simply seen it and stored on however as an alternative he was like, ‘I’m going to provide out this recommendation’, and it was nice. I took it, I exploit it and hopefully all the things goes because it’s purported to go,” mentioned Shields.
Claressa Shields fought Evana Habazin for the vacant WBC and WBO Light Middleweight title in January 2020 and received the battle through unanimous determination. Shields signed a multi-fight take care of Professional Fighters League in December final yr and began coaching on the famed Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Claressa Shields is anticipated to make her MMA debut in June 2021. Her contract with PFL permits T-Rex to compete inside each the octagon and the boxing ring. Shields will battle Canadian Boxer Marie-Eve Dicaire on March 5, 2021.
Claressa Shields has a piece of recommendation for Conor McGregor
When requested if Conor McGregor can avenge his UFC 257 loss towards Dustin Poirier, Claressa Shields shared her ideas on how The Notorious One can keep away from the kicks to his leg in the rematch.
T-Rex believes that McGregor must get out of the boxing thoughts body and make full use of his putting arsenal to be the inventive fighter that he was once.
“I’d say he must get out of the boxing mindframe to win that battle. He had his entrance foot too ahead, an excessive amount of weight on his leg, extra like a boxer’s stance. It’s like he must get again to having mild toes and (being) fast and explosive, utilizing all his attributes, not simply his punches; punches, kicks, knees, he must get again being inventive,” mentioned Shields.