Claressa Shields now holds three of the four world middleweight titles
Claressa Shields added the WBC world middleweight title to her growing collection with a sublime shut-out points success over Scotland’s Hannah Rankin.
The American sensation was a class above her game challenger, claiming the green and gold belt to go with the WBA and IBF with all three judges giving her the 100-90 unanimous decision.
1:23 Claressa Shields widely outpointed Scotland's Hannah Rankin but was made to work hard by her brave opponent. Claressa Shields widely outpointed Scotland’s Hannah Rankin but was made to work hard by her brave opponent.
Shields is already a double Olympic gold medallist and a two-weight world champion in the paid ranks and sits alongside Katie Taylor as the world’s outstanding female fighters.