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Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo fight for WBA title on June 3

By Jim Dower: In a battle of old timers, 45-year-old Shannon Briggs will be fighting 43-year-old Fres Oquendo for the vacant WBA World heavyweight title on June 3. The venue for the fight could potentially take place at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. The World Boxing Association has two titles at heavyweight. The other […]

Square Ring promotions and Hitz Boxing reach agreement with the heavyweight factory for Oquendo vs. Briggs

Pensacola, FL—Square Ring Promotions and Hitz Entertainment Corporation announced today that they have reached an agreement for the Fres Oquendo vs. Shannon Briggs fight for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship.… Read

Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo to have second purse bid on Feb.23

By Jeff Aranow: Earlier today, heavyweights Shannon Briggs and Fres Oquendo met for a purse bid. Unfortunately for them, there wasn’t a big enough bid to meet the World Boxing Association’s minimum requirement of $1 million, according to Fight News. The WBA has now scheduled a second purse bid for the Briggs-Oquendo fight on February […]

Shannon Briggs releases new app game Clash of Champs!

Rise to the top of the heavyweight game in Clash of Champs – the latest all-action app from Shannon Briggs. With simple one-touch controls, Clash of Champs puts your reflexes to the test as you fight to score quick-fire KO’s by reacting before your opponent, just like a western gunfight duel! Beat your warrior rival […]

WBA orders Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo

By Eric Baldwin: The World Boxing Association has ordered heavyweights Shannon Briggs and Fres Oquendo to fight it out for the vacant WBA heavyweight title. Briggs, 46, reportedly wants the Oquendo fight to take place in London, England. Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) has been building a fan base in the UK since fighting on the […]

Fres Oquendo vs. Shannon Briggs expected to be announced shortly

By Dan Ambrose: A fight between #5 WBA Fres Oquendo and #4 WBA Shannon Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) is expected to be announced soon, according to Fight News. It is believed that they would be fighting for the vacant World Boxing Association title. Browne was going to fight Oquendo for the WBA title, but he […]

Hearn wants Luis Ortiz vs. Shannon Briggs for WBA belt

By Scott Gilfoid: With #3 WBA Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne having tested reportedly tested positive for a banned substance, Matchroom sport promoter Eddie Hearn says that unbeaten #1 WBA Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (26-0, 22 KOs) should fight Shannon Briggs (60-6-1 53 KOs) for the vacant WBA ‘regular’ instead of Browne. Ortiz, 37, is ranked […]

Lucas Browne fails second drug test – Breaking news

By Eric Baldwin: In what could be terrible news for #3 WBA heavyweight contender Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (24-0, 21, he’s reportedly allegedly tested positive for a second random drug test for 2016, which makes it highly unlikely that he’ll be able to fight #5 WBA Shannon Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) for the vacant World […]

Shannon Briggs vs. Lucas Browne winner must face Fres Oquendo

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Association surprised a lot of fans on Tuesday when they ordered 44-year-old Shannon ”The Cannon” Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) and Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) to fight for their vacant WBA ‘regular’ heavyweight title. The winner Briggs-Browne fight must face 43-year-old Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24 KOs) within […]

WBA orders Lucas Browne vs. Shannon Briggs

By Eric Baldwin: The World Boxing Association has reportedly ordered a fight between #3 WBA Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) and #5 WBA Shannon “The Cannon” Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) to fight for their ‘regular’ with a deadline at the end of this year on December 31. The two aging heavyweights must face […]

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