“Do You Have a Husband, Miserable A**!”- Claressa Shields Gets Into an Altercation With a Fan on Social Media

Published 10/25/2021, 1:14 AM EDT
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – APRIL 13: Claressa Shields reacts after defeating Christina Hammer (not pictured) and becoming the women’s undisputed middleweight champion at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on April 13, 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)


Pro boxer and MMA fighter, Claressa Shields is preparing for her second MMA fight. She will take on Abigail Montes in the PFL 10 on October 27, 2021. She will also be defending her WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring female middleweight titles against Ema Kozin in December.

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However, it wasn’t her fighting in the ring that caught the eyes of fans. Recently, Claressa was involved in a ‘heated exchange’ with people on the website.

One person compared Shields to Tito Ortiz, which got a fiery reply from the two-time Olympic gold medalist. Shields said, “Don’t know slightest of what you are rambling about. F off weirdo.”

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She went after another fan who called Shields out for one of her tweets. Shields replied, “Exactly what tweet are you talking about & lastly Y TF DO YOU CARE ABOUT SOMETHING THAT I TWEET!!!! Make it make sense? You can’t. You don’t have to follow me stupid.”

“From the chick who wants Beyonce to leave Jay Z!!!! Like that’s not your business! Do you have a husband miserable a**!” she added.

Since the incident, Shields has restricted her account and only the people following her can read her tweets.

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What’s next for Claressa Shields?

Shields is currently preparing for her second-ever professional MMA fight. She made her MMA debut in June 2021, after signing a contract with Professional Fighters League in 2020. She will also defend her belts in boxing in December. Shields is currently undefeated in her boxing career with an 11-0 record.

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MIAMI, FL – APRIL 04: WBA, WBC and IBF Middleweight World Champion Claressa Shields poses for the media before her workout at 5th Street Gym on April 4, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Shields is training to fight WBO Middleweight World Champion Christina Hammer for the undisputed middleweight world championship April 13. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

Claressa Shields currently holds the record for becoming a two and three-weight world champion in the fewest professional fights. She did so by defeating Ivana Habazin in January 2020. While having a successful professional career, she also had an outstanding amateur career as a boxer. She was the first American boxer to win two consecutive Olympic gold medals.

However, her recent outburst on Twitter has come as a surprise to many and she got some criticism for it as well. She will be looking to put all of this behind her by putting in an impressive performance in her upcoming fight.

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What do you make of Claressa Shields’ recent outburst? Let us know in the comments!

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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