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Tyson Fury to take tune-up level opponent on June 9

By Tim Royner: Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) will be taking a tune-up level opponent for his June 9th comeback fight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Fury’s promoter Frank Warren said that he will take “three to four fights” before he steps it up against the best fighters in the heavyweight division. … […]

Shannon Briggs says Tyson Fury wants to fight him in September

By Scott Gilfoid: Shannon Briggs is over the moon right now saying that former unified heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury told him today that he plans on taking a tune-up fight in June before facing him in September. … Read

Tyson Fury calls out Tarver and Briggs (but NOT for comeback fight)

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury says he’s interested in facing 49-year-old Antonio Tarver and 46-year-old Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs, but not for his comeback fight in April. The unbeaten 29-yer-old Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) called out both old former world champions on Friday on social media, letting them know that he’ll be sending contracts to […]

Tyson Fury Tipped To Face Briggs In First Fight And Odds Slashed On A 2018 Joshua Fight

Former World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury has had the ban on his boxing license lifted, with Shannon Briggs the instant frontrunner to face the ‘Gypsy King’ in his return to the ring. And the odds of a 2018 clash with Anthony Joshua have been slashed by bookmakers. Paddy Power have priced a potential fight with […]

Shannon Briggs says he’s fighting Tyson Fury in April

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight belt holder Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs says he’s facing Tyson Fury this April. Speaking to TMZ, Briggs told them that he’s been in talks with Fury for some time about a fight between them. Briggs says the fight with Fury will be happening in April, and he’s already predicting a […]

Shannon Briggs waiting for Tyson Fury fight

By Jeff Aranow: Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs says he’ll be ready to fight former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury once he loses all the weight he’s put on, and he’s given clearance by the British Boxing Board of Control to fight again. Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) says he isn’t going to chase a fight with Fury […]

Shannon Briggs making a comeback at 46

By Tim Royner: Shannon Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) is out to prove that age is just a number when he makes his comeback in 2018. Briggs’ career has gone into the hibernation mode since 2016. Briggs tested positive last year for a banned drug, and he was promptly given a 6-month ban by the World […]

Shannon Briggs wins Tyson Fury poll

By Jeff Aranow: Tyson Fury asked the boxing fans to pick his “next victim” in selecting from this group of fighters: Shannon Briggs, Alexander Povetkin, David Price and Manuel Charr vs. Alexander Ustinov.… Read

Shannon Briggs challenges Tyson Fury

By Scott Gilfoid: Grizzled 45-year-old veteran Shannon Briggs wants to fight former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury once he gets his boxing license back and he’s able to fight in 2018. Briggs says he sees the 6’9” Fury as a “punk” and feels he’s “scared” of him. … Read

Shannon Briggs says Tyson Fury fight possible

By Jim Dower: Former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury says he’s in talks with British promoter Frank Warren about a fight against former unified heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs). This would be a very interesting fight for the boxing fans in the UK. Briggs is a real character, and he still has a […]


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