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WATCH: Brittney Elkin hoping for a second-round finish against Claressa Shields

LockerRoom Team
08 June 2021

Brittney Elkin will be welcoming Boxing superstar Claressa Shields to the MMA circuit this weekend when they lock horns at PFL 4.

In an exclusive interview, Brittney opens up about her fight with Claressa Shields, her camp for the fight, how the fight with Kayla Harrison helped her, her gameplan and prediction for the fight, and much more.

You can see the complete interview below.

Time Code:

  • 00:29 – About her experience in the PFL bubble
  • 00:50 – About her camp for Claressa Shields
  • 01:30 – Training between the pandemic
  • 02:18 – Having the Rocky Balboa feeling
  • 02:58 – How the offer to fight Claressa came to her
  • 03:54 – Fighting Kayla Harrison
  • 05:04 – Her gameplan for the fight
  • 05:55 – Scouting for Claressa Shields
  • 06:48 – About the spotlight being on Claressa
  • 08:05 – Boxers vs. MMA
  • 08:57 – Boxers coming to MMA
  • 09:53 – What the win against Claressa would mean to her
  • 10:37 – Her message for the fans about PFL 4

You can also listen to the interview on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor.FM and more. Below is an audible.

Two-time Olympic gold medalist, Claressa Shields, will make her PFL MMA debut against Brittney Elkin on June 10. The match will be aired live and in primetime on ESPN 2 and ESPN 3 (Spanish) in the U.S. and on leading broadcast and streaming outlets in more than 160 countries worldwide.

Also Read: PFL 6: Kayla Harrison vs. Cindy Dandois to headline, Full Fight Card

The 26-year-old has been training with some of the sport’s biggest stars ahead of her debut in Atlantic City. Since announcing her decision to join PFL last December, Shields has been prepping at Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico alongside former world champions Jon Jones and Holly Holm. The three-division boxing champion is set to enter the 2022 PFL season.

Elkin has a career record of 3-6-0 and the brown belt jiu-jitsu athlete has experience competing across Bellator, Sparta Combat League, and Fight 2 Win. Her first and only matchup with the PFL came in June 2018 when she battled future PFL champion Kayla Harrison, losing via submission in Round 1.

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