At noon (12 PM), on Tuesday, August 1, at Detroit’s Kronk Gym, the media and general public are cordially invited to attend an open workout, featuring Flint, Michigan’s own two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa “T-Rex” Shields and WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Nikki Adler of Germany.
The two are in final preparations to meet for Adler’s WBC Title, as well as the vacant IBF Super Middleweight Title, on Friday, August 4, at MGM Grand, Detroit, and live on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT), in the 10-round main event of Salita Promotions’ “Battle of the Best” event.
Shields (3-0, 1 KO) will challenge for a world title in only her fourth professional fight against also undefeated Adler (16-0, 9 KOs). Adler will be making the third defense of her WBC 168-pound title. Shields and Adler, as well as promoter Dmitriy Salita, will be available for photographs and interviews.
Tuesday, August 1
CLARESSA SHIELDS/NIKKI ADLER OPEN WORKOUTS
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!Location: Kronk Boxing Community Center9520 Mettetal
12:00 p.m.: Nikki Alder
1:00 p.m.: Claressa Shields
Tickets for BATTLE OF THE BEST, promoted by Salita Promotions, are on sale now and priced at $350, $250, $125 and $60. They are available at www.ticketmaster.com.