Holly Holm goes house once more.
The previous UFC champion, who held a number of titles in boxing earlier than transitioning to her combined martial arts profession, will be part of the published crew for the upcoming all ladies’s pay-per-view headlined by Claressa Shields in a 154-pound title unification bout towards Marie-Eve Dicaire.
The cardboard dubbed Superwomen: Shields vs. Dicaire will happen on the Dort Monetary Middle in Flint, Mich. on March 5 with Holm becoming a member of the host desk alongside Dan Canobbio with play-by-play duties dealt with by Justin Shackil in addition to Claudia Trejos doing evaluation.
Holm will function the co-host in addition to the evening’s unofficial scorer for the fights.
“These are the highest media professionals that this historic evening for feminine boxing deserves,” promoter Dmitriy Salita mentioned concerning the broadcast crew. “Holly Holm is without doubt one of the hottest feminine fighters in historical past and he or she’ll be lending her distinctive insights. Claudia Trejos has given a lot of her life to feminine sports activities and damaged down a number of obstacles. Dan Canobbio has been round boxing his complete life and grown into a wonderful commentator, whereas Justin Shackil’s excellent work speaks for itself. Lending his now world-famous voice to introduce the motion, Ray Flores continues to construct his resume as one of many world’s prime ring announcers.”
Previous to flourishing within the UFC, Holm was a mainstay in skilled boxing the place she claimed a number of welterweight titles whereas amassing a 33-2-3 profession document. Holm was twice named the Fighter of the Yr by Ring journal whereas defending her titles 18 occasions throughout three totally different weight courses.
She’s broadly thought of one of many biggest ladies’s boxers of all time and now Holm will be part of the published crew for the primary ever all-women’s boxing pay-per-view.
Shields, who’s a two-time Olympic gold medalist on prime of her many boxing championships, will face Dicaire in the primary occasion, which additionally serves as a title unification bout for the WBC, WBO and IBF tremendous welterweight championships.
Undefeated in her profession, Shields is broadly thought of the highest pound-for-pound ladies’s boxer on the planet proper now whereas additionally coaching for a brand new profession in MMA after inking a multi-year deal to compete within the PFL.
The cardboard will air on pay-per-view for $29.95 on FITE TV in addition to conventional broadcast companions via InDemand.