Claressa Shields: Boxer says she could beat Jake Paul

Claressa Shields fought in her first MMA fight in June

Claressa Shields says she could “beat” Jake Paul – and it’s “disrespectful” to suggest she would fight on her undercard.

Shields holds the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO belts in two weight classes and is a two-time Olympic gold medalist.

The 26-year-old doubled down on Paul’s claim after saying she to beat external linkthe fighter turned You Tuber.

“Never disrespect me. I would never fight on Jake Paul’s undercard,” said undefeated Shields.

She added: “I don’t disrespect Tyron Woodley or Jake Paul, but I’m a real boxer. I could beat Jake Paul in the weight class I’m in right now.

“I would never fight over someone’s undercard who doesn’t have the skills or accomplishments that I have.”

Paul, 24, is currently undefeated after winning four professional fights.

Shields, who reiterated her comments on Twitter, was asked about being on Paul’s undercard after Amanda Serrano was the main co-fight in YouTuber’s fight against the former UFC champion Woodley in August.

The American, nicknamed the GWOAT, also competes in MMA and had her first fight in the sport in June. She beat Brittney Elkin by technical knockout and has already lined up her next fight.

Shields will face Abigail Montes on October 27.

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