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Claressa Shields bid to become a three-division champion on Saturday is away after her competitors trainer was allegedly assaulted at the weigh-in.
Unbeaten American Shields, 24, has been set to confront Croatian boxer Ivana Habazin, 29, for the vacant WBC womens light-middleweight world title.
But the coach James Ali Bashir of Habazin was taken to hospital with head injuries after Fridays weigh-in.
The episode prompted the bout to be canceled by the WBC.
The WBC strongly condemns any act of violence at any event linked to our sport, and especially the horrible attack that happened in an official action surrounding this occasion, the body said.
The WBC is sure that the corresponding authorities will use the entire extent to the law for this unfortunate event, it added.
Bashir was seen after the 2 fighters were in the event in Flint, Michigan about the scales, arguing with an unknown individual – Shields home city.
The trainer is having worked with the likes of former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Two-time Olympic champion Shields was put to fight in her hometown and is unbeaten since turning pro.
She has already won titles in middleweight and and had she won Saturday, would have been the quickest fighter to win titles.
Its not yet clear if the struggle will probably likely be rescheduled but the WBC said it might do it if its rules have been broken:The WBC will track the investigation and resolution of the case, and will determine if an actionable WBC violation of any WBC Rule, Regulation or Code of Ethics occurred, it said.
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