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Current Sports | June 10, 2021 | Shields Makes MMA Debut Tonight, Izzo Speaks On Appling

Claressa Shields
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We dive into the MMA debut of Flint's own, famed boxer Claressa Shields, tonight! How will she fare? Also, Tom Izzo opens up about a possible retirement timeline, as well as his former point guard Keith Appling, who has been charged with murder. 

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin we dive into the MMA debut of boxer Claressa Shields. Shields will fight Brittney Elkins, an experienced boxer, and Al gives thoughts / predictions on the bout. Also, what are the challenges of trying to go from boxing to MMA? We also discuss the latest interview with Tom Izzo, head coach of the MSU men's basketball team, who opens up about when he would possibly retire from the game. Izzo also gives thoughts on his former player Keith Appling, who finds himself starring at a first-degree murder charge. That, and so much more. 

Episode 1802

Al Martin is the host of Current Sports, the daily radio call-in program from WKAR NewsTalk. Al is also on the WKAR News team as a regular sports contributor and plays a key sports reporting and content role on all other WKAR media platforms.
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