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Briggs vs. Klitschko

Briggs vows to continue boxing after losing to Klitschko

By Jim Dower: Former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-6-1, 45 KO’s) refuses to retire after taking a savage beating for 12 rounds and losing to World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (41-2, 38 KO’s) last Saturday night.  → read full story

Briggs-Vitali Klitschko: It is time for a reality check!

By Paul McCreath: This coming Saturday night in Hamburg Germany Vitali Klitschko puts his version of the heavyweight title on the line against challenger Shannon Briggs.  → read full story

Briggs is going to be throwing bombs at Klitschko from the 1st round

By Dave Lahr: 39-year-old WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (40-2, 38 KO’s) is going to be having his chin tested immediately by former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-5-1, 45 KO’s) in their title fight on October 16th at the O2 World Arena, in Hamburg, Germany.  → read full story

Emanuel Steward thinks Briggs will be Vitali Klitschko’s hardest fight of his career

By Dave Lahr: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (40-2, 38 KO’s) may have his match in former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-5-1, 45 KO’s) and legendary trainer Emanuel Steward is concerned about Klitschko’s ability to beat the 38-year-old Briggs.  → read full story

Briggs-Klitschko: Will Shannon make Vitali look like an old man?

By Dave Lahr: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (40-2, 38 KO’s) turned 39 last July, and he’s starting to show the ravages of age as he’s slowing down and losing his hand speed, the little that he has, and is much easier to hit than he ever was before.  → read full story

Briggs-Klitschko: Shannon needs to use uppercuts on Vitali

By Dave Lahr: As we saw in Vitali Klitschko’s 6th round stoppage loss to Lennox Lewis in 2003, he has no defense against a good uppercut.  → read full story

Briggs wants David Haye next after Klitschko

By Jim Dower: Former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs is already thinking ahead to his next bout after he deals with WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko on October 16th at the World Arena, in Hamburg, Germany.  → read full story

Briggs under 250, and ready to whip Vitali Klitschko

By Dave Lahr: Big Shannon Briggs (51-5-1, 45 KO’s) is under 250 pounds and in the best shape of his career since 2001.  → read full story

Briggs has to rip up Klitschko’s eyes

By Dave Lahr: No one is giving former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-5-1, 45 KO’s) a chance to beat World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (40-2, 38 KO’s) on October 16th, but me.  → read full story

Heavyweight Deadwood

by Mark Hepplestall: I have been noticing that the Klitschko’s and David Haye have been getting some stick about fighting old boxers, well if you look at the heavyweight rankings the champions do not have much choice as there are 7 heavyweights out of the top 15 who are over the age of 30 not […]

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