On Friday, June 22, Showtime featured multiple world title bouts from the Masonic Temple in Detroit.

In the night’s main event, IBF and WBC female super middleweight titleholder Claressa Shields moved down in weight against WBA and WBO world female super welterweight champion Hanna Gabriels for the vacant WBA and IBF world female middleweight titles.

The event aired live at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.

Claressa Shields def. Hanna Gabriels by unanimous decision (97-92, 98-91, 97-92) – IBF and WBA world female middleweight title
Christina Hammer def. Tori Nelson by unanimous decision (100-90, 99-91, 99-91) – WBC and WBO world female middleweight title
Umar Salamov def. Brian Howard by TKO. Round 9 – IBF North American light heavyweight title
Bakhtiyar Eyubov def. Nicholas Givhan by TKO. Round 7

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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