Claressa Shields includes men Jake Paul and Keith Thurman in her 'boxing bucket' list along with Irish star Katie Taylor

CLARESSA SHIELDS included men Jake Paul and Keith Thurman in her 'boxing bucket' list – along with Irish star Katie Taylor.

YouTube star and unbeaten 5-0 boxer Paul raised eyebrows with his five-man wish list of opponents.

Paul named Floyd Mayweather, Canelo Alvarez, Conor McGregor, Tyson Fury, and UFC president Dana White on his list.

Paul, 24, was included in Shields', along with Ema Kozi, Savannah Marshall, Thurman and Taylor.

Marshall is the only opponent to have beaten the American in the ring – amateur or professional.

And Shields, 26, is out to avenge her loss in the unpaid ranks with a mega-fight against Brit Marshall next year.

Taylor on the other hand is the current unified lightweight champion, three weight divisions above Shields.

More bizarrely is calling out social media sensation Paul and former welterweight champ Thurman.

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But Shields has feuded with Paul in the past and even offered him a $100,000 winner-take-all sparring session.

The unbeaten female boxer in 2019 claimed she could beat Thurman and Shawn Porter, 34.

Shields told TMZ Sports: “I spar with men. And, I mean, I drop men. I bust men nose, I beat men up all the time.

"If I was to say which is the guy, I think I could beat — I think I could beat up Keith Thurman. I really do.

"I think I could beat up Keith Thurman, even though they’re like ‘Oh, he beat Shawn Porter.’

"I think I can beat Shawn Porter too, you know, skill-wise and just strength-wise. I think they may be stronger than me but their boxing ability isn’t like mine."


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