ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - APRIL 13: Claressa Shields reacts after defeating Christina Hammer (not pictured) and becoming the women's undisputed middleweight champion at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall on April 13, 2019 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Claressa Shields is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and MMA fighter, so she’s had plenty of exciting experiences throughout her life.

Now, the Flint native has another thrill: The street she grew up on in Flint is now named after her.

Shields made the announcement via a Facebook post, sharing her excitement.

“I could not be more happier today y’all! I had a great time at church! So thankful to everyone who came out to worship with me today! I was surprised by the Mayor of Flint! The street I grew up on Spencer street is being named after me “Claressa Shields Street” 😇😭 My grandma would be so PROUD!!!! I delivered a great message today! I feel so special!!! I’m overjoyed,” she says in the post.

Check out her post and photos with the street sign below.

I could not be more happier today y’all! I had a great time at church! So thankful to everyone who came out to worship...

Posted by Claressa Shields on Sunday, August 22, 2021

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