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Israel Adesanya extends his support to former boxing champion turned MMA fighter Claressa Shields

“Claressa Shields has got more ovaries than all you boxers have balls.” is the words of the last stylebender Israel Adesanya.

In his recent youtube video, Israel Adesanya admired the efforts of the former boxing champ. Claressa Shields for having the spirit to enter MMA.

Adesanya highlighted on how it’s challenging to master the various aspects of mixed martial art.

“People don’t understand. How do you think I’m a f**king world champion? With just one discipline? F**k no!” Said by Adesanya, “I know how to fight. I could’ve been a f***ing boxer. Done the whole blueprint like I said. Same as a kickboxer. But I humble myself when I realized I want to be a full-fledged fighter so I humble myself, and I learn.”

In his talk, he further praised Claressa Shields for putting efforts into training MMA “I tell you one thing, Claressa Shields has got more ovaries than all you boxers have balls. Cause she actually humbled herself as well and ventured into real fighting. So yeah, I’m a grappler. I wrestle.”

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