Claressa Shields long-awaited fight inside her hometown of Flint, Michigan, was called off following the coach of her opponent was injured in an altercation before the weigh-in.
Shields was supposed to fight Ivana Habazin of Croatia on Saturday later James Ali Bashir, Habazins trainer, was hospitalised following Fridays incident, but bout was called away by the WBC.
The WBC strongly condemns any act of violence in any event linked to our sport, and specially the horrible attack that took place in an official action surrounding this event, the body said.
The WBC is sure that the corresponding authorities will apply the entire scope to law enforcement to the unfortunate event, it added.
After the two fighters had been around the scales in the occasion in 23, bashir was seen negotiating with an unknown person.
It was supposed to function as Shields first fight in her hometown.
The Olympic champion has won titles and the middleweight straps were merged by her with a triumph over Christina Hammer in April.
She took this battle trying to turn into a winner.
The Shields-Habazin battle was initially scheduled for August 17, however, it had to be postponed due to an injury to Shields.
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