Boxing champion Claressa Shields renews her contract with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) and receives valuable advice from Conor McGregor. Read more about her upcoming MMA journey and the potential for collaboration with McGregor.
Claressa Shields, a boxing world champion and now an MMA fighter, has renewed her contract with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) . Shields, a 28-year-old athlete with an impressive resume, is preparing to step into the MMA cage in 2024. She recently revealed that she received invaluable advice from none other than ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor.
In a conversation with TMZ, Shields shared insights from her conversation with McGregor. She mentioned that both McGregor and Cris Cyborg reached out to her, demonstrating their interest and support. Shields expressed her gratitude for the advice given by McGregor, stating that he encouraged her to maintain her exceptional boxing prowess while delving into ground techniques.
Shields emphasized the significance of McGregor’s involvement by mentioning that he expressed interest in sending people her way, hinting at potential future collaboration. She expressed her honor and privilege in having the opportunity to work with McGregor.
Claressa Shields is set to make her MMA comeback in 2024 under the PFL. Having already made her debut in the organization in 2021, she won her first fight by TKO. With a record of 1-1 across two appearances, Shields aims to achieve success in the MMA world.
The PFL, known for its proactive approach in enlisting talents from various combat sports backgrounds, has recently signed notable figures such as Francis Ngannou and Jake Paul. With Shields signing a multi-year contract, the PFL further demonstrates its commitment to elevating renowned athletes across diverse disciplines.
As Shields embarks on her promising MMA journey, supported by McGregor’s guidance, the question remains: Can she replicate her boxing success and become an MMA champion?