The opponent has changed, but the goal for Claressa Shields remains the same.

Shields (13-0-0, 2 KOs) heads to her home state of Michigan on June 3 to defend her undisputed women's middleweight title against No. 1 ranked contender Maricela "La Diva" Cornejo. The fight was made after original opponent, Hanna Gabriels, was removed from the card based on the results of a VADA test done earlier this month.

Regardless, the "GWOAT" (Greatest Woman Of All Time) now adjusts to face Cornejo (16-5-0, 6 KOs), the 36-year-old who won her last three fights to boost her to the top of the WBC, WBO and IBF contenders list.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Shields vs. Cornejo.

Claressa Shields vs Marciela Cornejo

When is Claressa Shields vs Marciela Cornejo?

Date: Saturday, June 3 

Time: 9 p.m. ET

Main event ringwalks (approx): 11 p.m. ET

The event is set to get underway at 9 p.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 11 p.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

What has been said?

Claressa Shields: “I told my team to get me the best,’ said Shields. “Cornejo is a tall, tough Mexican full of pride who’s in great shape and wants to beat me. She’s ranked number one. That’s exactly what I want for my Detroit homecoming and for my fans around the world. I’m looking forward to a great performance on June 3.”

Marciela Cornejo: “When Shields faced a Mexican in the cage, she lost. Now she will lose to a Mexican in the boxing ring,” said Cornejo. “I just finished an amazing fight camp and am in the best, strongest physical and mental shape of my life. My team in Vegas has sharpened me like a knife for this moment. On June 3, I will become Undisputed Champion!”


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