Claressa Shields-Savannah Marshall Delayed To October
The Government and the sporting organizations met on Friday to talk about the historic all-women’s card at the O2 Arena, London.
They have decided the postpone the all-women’s card to October 15 after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Numerous sporting events have been called off in the UK for this weekend, including the cricket match between England and South Africa and the English football league matches.
BOXXER, the promoter of this event, handed out a statement regarding this decision on Thursday.
“News of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was received with great sadness by the athletes and staff of BOXXER today. Out of the deepest respect, Friday’s scheduled official weigh-ins for BOXXER – LEGACY:
“Shields vs Marshall will now take place behind closed doors and will not be open to the media or to members of the public.
“…The deepest sympathies of every BOXXER athlete and staff member are with the Royal Family and everyone affected by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”