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Shannon Briggs wants to get knocked onto Queer Street by Wladimir Klitschko

Speaking with FightNews on Thursday, former two-time heavyweight titlist Shannon Briggs said he’s “living right” and ready to battle Wladimir Klitschko. Briggs (55-6-1-1, 48 KOs) earned a unanimous decision over Brazilian Raphael Zumbano Love to capture the vacant NABA heavyweight strap on June 28. A native Brooklynite, Briggs floored Love (34-8-1, 27 KOs) in the opening and...
Via Sports by Colin
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)  Ricky Burns lost to Dejan Zlaticanan [SD] Glen Johnson lost to Ilunga Makabu [R9 TKO] Zack Mwekassa defeated Bernard Adie [R7 TKO] Sonny Boy Jaro defeated Ichal Tobida [R5 KO] Shannon Briggs defeated...
Via Undercard Superstar
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we do a sweep across the combat landscape for fighters you know or should know that performed this weekend away from the magic of television.) Diego Magdaleno defeated Oscar Bravo [UD] Gavin Rees defeated Gary Buckland [SD] Lee Selby defeated Romulo Koasicha [UD] Nathan Cleverly defeated Shawn Corbin [R2 TKO] Eddie...
Via Undercard Superstar
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs Continues to Taunt Wladimir Klitschko

After Shannon Briggs hijacked the press conference for Klitschko vs. Leapai earlier in the week, and after Klitschko dispatched of Leapai in the 5th Round of their bout on Saturday, just moments ago, Briggs made the statement below on Twitter.  He continues to taunt Klitschko.  Does anyone think Briggs could actually beat Wlad?  I don't think so, but his statements are not...
Via Sports Brothers Report
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Klitschko vs. Leapai press conference photos & notes, including Shannon Brigg’s odd appearance

The final press conference for the Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alex Leapai fight was held earlier this afternoon. It wasn't without drama, either, although it had nothing to do with Klitschko vs. Leapai. For some odd reason, Shannon Briggs stormed the presser and made a scene, demanding a shot at Klitschko and ripping off his shirt in the process. God help us. Plus, we also have another...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Jabs/Round And Round: HBO Vs. Adonis Stevenson Fallout, Next For Keith Thurman, More

Which staged-seeming heavyweight video to start this duel “fights in the works”/”news roundup and analysis” post with? Throwing a shoe or overturning a table? We’ll go with Shannon Briggs throwing a shoe at the champion, Wladimir Klitschko, and then with Tyson Fury throwing a table in advance of his rematch with Dereck Chisora. QUICK JABS Also, for some reason, there...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs Storms Klitschko Training Camp, Throws Shoe At Him (Video)

Shannon Briggs has lost his mind. according to video at Fightnews, Briggs stormed the training session of IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s training session today at the Heavyweight Factory in Hollywood, Florida, and started screaming at Wladimir and challenging him to a fight Briggs ripped off his shirt and took his shoe off and threw it at Klitschko...
Via Thacover2
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs Storms Klitschko Training Camp, Throws Shoe At Him (Video)

Shannon Briggs has lost his mind. according to video at Fightnews, Briggs stormed the training session of IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s training session today at the Heavyweight Factory in Hollywood, Florida, and started screaming at Wladimir and challenging him to a fight Briggs ripped off his shirt and took his shoe off and threw it at Klitschko...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs Runs Up On W. Klitschko

Shannon Briggs is BACK! (he say, well yells actually. The cover photo is from happier times.) Here in sunny California, Briggs decided to get in touch with his inner Mitch Green. The workout of WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was disrupted Thursday morning by comebacking former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs. As Wlad was having his hands wrapped by...
Via BadCulture
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Amir Khan and Shannon Briggs head to Dubai

Boxing superstar Amir ‘King’ Khan and former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs will be the honoured guests for the official grand opening of Dubai’s most outstanding fitness, boxing and MMA facility - EMD Fitness.
Via Ringnews24
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

10 action-packed, vintage heavyweight boxing matches on YouTube

Thank you YouTube. Since there are no great heavyweight boxing matches anymore, it is a real treat to go back and look at some that provided use with awesome drama. They tend to get forgotten and deserve a second look. The video quality is quite good for each of the following fights that you can check out any time on YouTube. Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks I, 1978 Spinks had only...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Undefeated Lavarn Harvell showcased on FNF undercard in West Orange

This Friday night at the South Mountain Arena in West Orange, New Jersey, undefeated Light Heavyweight prospect Lavarn “Baby Bowe” Harvell will put his perfect record on the line when he takes on battle tested Paul Vasquez in a bout scheduled for six rounds that will be one of the featured undercard bouts of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. Harvell, 25 years old from Atlantic City...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Reality show Called “Brawl it Out” Lets You Settle Disagreements By Boxing (Video)

Now a days I sometimes catch myself getting agitated with the fact that there’s a court TV show on every channel.  When I was growing up it was simply “Peoples Court.” Well a new reality show has been spawned that will allow people to settle difference the old fashion way but a little more safer. Per Off The Bench, a show called “Brawl It Out,” will allow contestants or...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fighting again a victory for Jacobs

As you step through the red side door at Starrett City Boxing Club, the smell hits you like a glove full of plaster. The odor of sweat, blood and hot air fill the cavernous, cement-walled room, located underneath a parking garage at a housing complex in Brooklyn. The folks who call this facility home will tell you that's the scent of hard work, and as you look at some of the...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Liakhovich to Wach: Ready for the toughest fight of your career?

Liakhovich Challenges Wach, Looking for September Fight Date Former world champion Sergei "The White Wolf" Liakhovich (25-5, 16 KOs) has challenged undefeated Polish heavyweight contender Mariusz Wach (27-0, 15 KOs). Wach's promoter, Mariusz Kolodziej (Global Boxing), recently announced that Michael Grant wouldn't be fighting Wach as previously planned, and they...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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