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Claressa Shields Returns to PFL Cage on Oct. 27 Against Abigail Montes

Promotional officials confirmed today that Shields will face Abigail Montes at the PFL championship event on Oct. 27, taking place at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Shields has two Olympic gold medals has won ten world titles in three weight divisions and become undisputed champion in two weight classes in just eleven fights as a professional and recently launched a two-sport career with her professional MMA debut for the PFL

Shields came from behind to defeat Brittney Elkin in her MMA debut on June 10. Elkin had dominated Shields for the first two rounds, taking her down, maintaining position and landing strikes on the ground. Shields turned the tables in the third, taking Elkin down and hitting her with knees and punches before the referee stepped in to stop the fight.

Montes is 2-0 in MMA, with her last fight in April a victory over Teresita De Jesus Lopez in the iKon Fighting Federation.

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