Mikaela Mayer will join the Sky Sports team for the Claressa Shields fight on February 5 | boxing news

Mikaela Mayer will be part of the Sky Sports on-air team on February 5, covering the fights between Claressa Shields and Chris Eubank Jr.

Eubank Jr fights Liam Williams in a domestic grudge match, and Shields makes his UK debut in a middleweight world title defense against Ema Kozin next Saturday, live on Sky Sports from Cardiff.

Mayer, the undefeated American IBF and WBO super featherweight champion, will now be part of the team providing commentary and analysis.

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Mikaela Mayer is the undefeated IBF and WBO super featherweight champion

Mayer and Shields were teammates on the 2016 US Olympic team.

Mayer is undefeated in 16 fights inside the ring, but he has also made history outside of it.

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Claressa Shields live on Sky Sports next Saturday

Last year, along with Crystina Poncher, she was part of the first all-female commentary team in the United States to host a boxing event.

She will now lend her expertise to Sky Sports as Shields aims to get closer to the greatest women’s fight of all time against Savannah Marshall.

Sky Sports boxing schedule

Sunday January 30 in Tulsa
Robson Conceicao vs. Xavier Martinez – WBC Super Featherweight Title Eliminator
Nico Ali Walsh |

Saturday February 5 in Cardiff
Chris Eubank Jr vs. Liam Williams
Claressa Shields vs. Ema Kozin – IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight titles

Saturday February 19 in Manchester
Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook
Frazer Clarke’s professional debut

Saturday February 26 in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs. Jack Catterall – undisputed welterweight titles
Nick Campbell vs. Jay McFarlane – Scottish heavyweight title

Saturday, March 5 in Fresno
Jose Ramirez vs. Jose Pedraza

Sunday March 20 in New York
Edgar Berlanga vs Steve Rolls
Keyshawn Davis
Alexander Zayas

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