Claressa Shields
Shields
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Feb 24 2024
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Kelsey DeSantis
DeSantis
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1-1-0
SD 3
SD 3
1-2-0

The tape

29
Age
35
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SDKO
Form
KOUDSD
1
Wins
1
1
By KO
1
100
KO%
100
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
1
Loses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2013
2
Bouts
3
6
Rounds
7
26 minutes, 44 seconds
Fight Time
34 minutes, 51 seconds

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Claressa Shields vs Kelsey DeSantis report

Who won Shields vs DeSantis?

Claressa Shields beat Kelsey DeSantis by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of PFL vs. Bellator, on Saturday 24th February 2024 at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Claressa Shields.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Shields vs DeSantis stats

Claressa Shields stepped into the octagon with a record of 1 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kelsey DeSantis made his way to the cage with a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out.

Claressa Shields' PFL record stood at 2-1-0, while Kelsey DeSantis' came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested that Shields and DeSantis have similar power, both with a 100% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Shields and DeSantis would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Claressa Shields was the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.

DeSantis had a height advantage of 2 inches over Shields.

Shields was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 11 years and 4 months earlier than DeSantis, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 9 to DeSantis' 10.

Activity check

Shields' last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Shields vs DeSantis?

Claressa Shields was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Kelsey DeSantis made his way into the ring at 16/5 (+320) with oddsmakers.

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