Savannah Marshall to fight Crews-Dezurn On Smith – Eubank II Card

04/25/2023 - No comments

Franchon Crews-Dezurn, the undisputed super-middleweight champion, will face Savannah Marshall in a highly anticipated showdown in June. The fight will be the co-main event of a Sky Sports Box Office card that also features Liam Smith vs Chris Eubank Jr in a rematch.

Crews-Dezurn (8-1, 2 KO’s) holds the WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF world titles at 168 pounds. She became the undisputed champion by defeating Elin Cederroos in a thrilling fight in April 2022. She is widely regarded as one of the best female fighters in the world and has a long history with Marshall.

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Marshall (12-1, 10 KO’s) is a former WBO middleweight champion who lost her belt to Claressa Shields in a close and controversial decision in October 2021. The fight was a record-breaking event that attracted over two million viewers on Sky Sports. Marshall is eager to bounce back from her first professional loss and challenge for another world title.

Marshall and Crews-Dezurn have been rivals since their amateur days, when they faced each other twice in international tournaments. Marshall won both bouts by unanimous decision, but Crews-Dezurn believes she has improved a lot since then and is ready to settle the score.

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The fight will be a clash of styles, as Crews-Dezurn is known for her aggressive and relentless pressure, while Marshall is a slick and skilled boxer who can also punch hard. Both fighters have expressed confidence and respect for each other, but also a desire to prove themselves as the best in their division.

The winner of the fight will not only be the undisputed super-middleweight champion, but also a potential opponent for Shields, who holds all four belts at middleweight. Shields and Marshall have a heated rivalry that dates back to their amateur days, when Marshall became the only fighter to ever beat Shields. A rematch between them would be one of the biggest fights in women’s boxing history.

Crews-Dezurn vs Marshall is a fight that has been over 10 years in the making and it promises to be an exciting and historic event for women’s boxing. Don’t miss it on Sky Sports Box Office in June.