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Claressa Shields bid to be a champion on Saturday is away after her competitors coach was allegedly assaulted at the weigh-in.
Unbeaten American Shields, 24, was set to confront Croatian boxer Ivana Habazin for the vacant WBC womens light-middleweight world title.
However, the trainer James Ali Bashir of Habazin had been taken to hospital with head injuries after Fridays weigh-in.
The incident prompted the WBC to offset the bout.
The WBC strongly condemns any act of violence in any event related to our game, and specially the horrible attack that happened in a formal action surrounding this occasion, the body said.
The WBC is sure that the corresponding authorities will apply the full scope to the law for this untoward incident, it added.
Bashir was seen after the 2 fighters were in the occasion in Flint, Michigan around the scales negotiating with an unknown individual – Shields home city.
The coach is well-known from the boxing world, with previously worked with the likes of former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Two-time Olympic champion Shields was set to struggle in her hometown as a professional for the very first time and is unbeaten since turning pro.
She has won titles at middleweight and super-middleweight in nine conflicts and had she won Saturday, could have been the quickest fighter to win titles.
It is not yet clear if the fight will be rescheduled however, the WBC stated it might do it if its rules have been broken:The WBC will monitor the identification and resolution of this instance, and will then determine if an actionable WBC breach of any WBC Rule, Regulation or Code of Ethics occurred, it said.
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