Shannon Briggs

Shannon Briggs

2-Time Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Diagnosed with Asthma

About Shannon Briggs

Born on December 4, 1971 in the same Brownsville area that produced
heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe, Shannon Briggs
followed along their path when he realized a lifelong dream on
November 4, 2006. Briggs, trailing behind on the judges' scorecards,
earned a devastating eleventh-round TKO of Sergui Liakhovich at 2:59
seconds of the twelfth round to win the World Boxing Organization
heavyweight championship.

Winning the WBO title and being called a heavyweight champion was
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