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Are Claressa Shields and Mikaela Mayer looking to fight one another next? Well, on January 20th, Mayer faced Natasha Jonas with the IBF Welterweight title on the line.

Despite throwing more punches than Jonas, Mayer lost the fight since Natasha was more accurate than the 33-year-old. However, as Mayer and the fans believed the former unified Super-Featherweight champion landed the most effective punches, the boxing world expected a rematch.

At this, when Shields posted a photo of ‘T-Rex’ facing off against Mayer, fans were taken by surprise. So, is Mayer climbing up in weight class to face Shields? Or, are the two joking? Well, here is how fans reacted to the post.

Claressa Shields taking no chances when it comes to avenging only loss of  boxing career - mlive.com

 

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Claressa Shields faces off against Mikaela Mayer at Super Bowl LVIII Radio Row

At the Super Bowl LVIII Radio Row, while Ryan Garcia ran into an altercation with his opponent Devin Haney, Claressa Shields came across Mikaela Mayer. Mayer and Shields are team-mates and friends. Therefore, on several occasions, the duo supported one another. For example, in 2022, ahead of Shields vs. Savannah Marshal, Mayer confidently said that Shields would come out on top. In addition, Mayer was even present at the O2 Arena to root for Shields. Hence, after Shields faced off against Mayer, some fans were certainly surprised.

Taking to Instagram, Shields wrote, “Wassup“. In addition, in the comment section, she added, “@claressashields whoops @_michaela_meyer @mikaelamayer just cause you beat @tashatf12 [Natasha Jonas] don’t mean you can beat me up“.

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In a reply to the post, one said, “Wait I thought y’all was cool? Wait, so you’re giving your girl a chance to get paid?

However, one wrote, “Boxing world on fire today“.

Meanwhile, one said, “Stop it, I don’t wanna see y’all fight. My two favorite Ladies.

However, one believes, “Claressa’s levels and leagues are better. Easy win“.

Similarly, one wrote, “NGL this dope asf“.

With that said, since Mikaela Mayer fights in the Welterweight division, the 33-year-old will have to gain 14lbs to face Claressa Shields in Middleweight. Therefore, it seems very unlikely that the two will share the ring.

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