Dana White Weighs In On Potential Amanda Nunes vs. Claressa Shields Bout
UFC president Dana White has actually chimed in on a potential bout in between Amanda Nunes and Claressa Shields.
Shields, who is a unified boxing champ, has actually teased the concept of making a shift to combined martial arts. If a bout with UFC “champ-champ” Amanda Nunes interests her, she has actually been asked on a number of celebrations. Last month, Shields appeared on SiriusXM’s MMA Tonight show and confessed that she isn’t all set for Nunes inside the Octagon. She does, nevertheless, think she ‘d wallop Nunes inside the boxing ring (through MMAFighting.com).
“I give her full props,” Shields stated. “In MMA today, she would beat me at this moment. We’re discussing if we combat tomorrow, at this moment she would beat me. And at this moment if me and her were to battle tomorrow, I would knock her out in a boxingmatch That’s simply quite clear however if Dana White desires to have her come by to boxing and attempt her luck with me, I’m more than ready to satisfy her at 154 [pounds] and we can combat.”
Not long after that interview occurred, Shields made a post on her Twitter account stating that being an MMA reward fighter is so enthusiastic that she might be lured to test the waters.
” This quote is truly making me think about attempting the [UFC]! I had this unusual sensation about turning pro a couple of years back and I stumbled up on this quote & chosen to do it! And after that the other day this exact same quote came back! With all this discuss me and Nunes I had that exact same sensation.”
UFC president Dana White dealt with the possibility of Nunes vs. Shields throughout a media scrum inside the UFC Apex (through Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com).
” I’m not [interested] however I would never ever state no,” White reacted. “If Amanda Nunes continues on her reign and continues, anything is possible. Anything’s possible that we could do with her.”