Sports Quick Hits: June 10th, 2021

June 10, 2021
Updates from MMA and NWSL expansion in San Diego.
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Source: Matt Rourke/AP
Source: Matt Rourke/AP

💪MMA: What do you do when you’ve already conquered an entire sport? You find a new one. That’s what boxing superstar Claressa Shields is doing. The only boxer in history, female or male, to simultaneously hold all four major world titles in boxing in two weight classes, is making her MMA debut tonight. Queen of the ring and the octagon.

⚽️Soccer: While the USWNT gear up for the last of their friendlies before the Olympics (tonight against Portugal), their former coach Jill Ellis is focused on the NWSL. This Team USA coaching legend now leads the league’s newest expansion team in San Diego, set to debut in 2022 alongside LA’s Angel City FC. California, here we come.