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  1. Ex-champ Shannon Briggs disrupts Wladimir Klitschko news conferen...

    Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs disrupted a news conference on Tuesday ahead of Wladimir Klitschko's title bout against Alex Leapai -- demanding a fight of his own against the reigning champion.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
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  3. Why heavyweight title lineage matters

    Dan Rafael

    Since the dawn of the alphabet age of boxing belts in the mid-1980s, a lot of fighters have held versions of the heavyweight title. Many of them have been good big men who happened to pick up a trinket but were never regarded as the legitimate cha...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. Brooklyn rich in champions

    Dan Rafael

    There will be four world titles on the line on Saturday night (Showtime, 8 ET/PT) when the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., hosts its first boxing show. The title fights will be the first world title bouts to take place in the borough since 1...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  5. Boxer Shannon Briggs sues management company

    Shannon Briggs has sued his management company, claiming he has not been paid most of the $750,000 promised to him for last year's title bout against Vitali Klitschko that left him hospitalized.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  6. Briggs' corner, referee blow it big time

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • Vitali Klitschko is a class act and he showed it when, according to his handlers, he visited Shannon Briggs in the hospital in Hamburg, Germany, on Monday. Briggs, of course, was there recovering from the...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  7. Shannon Briggs vows to return to ring after arm surgery

    Shannon Briggs pledged Wednesday to return to the ring after surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left arm, despite a lopsided loss to Vitali Klitschko over the weekend that left him hospitalized.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  8. Shannon Briggs says he has 'no severe head injuries'

    Heavyweight Shannon Briggs is staying in the hospital because of an injury to his left biceps from his weekend loss to Vitali Klitschko.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2010
  9. Vitali Klitschko punishes outgunned Shannon Briggs

    Dan Rafael

    No KO? No problem: Vitali Klitschko still gave his fans something to cheer about by thrashing Shannon Briggs for 12 rounds Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2010
  10. Shannon Briggs recovering in hospital after brutal defeat to Vita...

    Dan Rafael

    Shannon Briggs displayed enormous heart during his lopsided loss to heavyweight titlist Vitali Klitschko on Saturday, and it landed him in the hospital.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2010
  11. Vitali Klitschko takes down Shannon Briggs in unanimous decision

    Vitali Klitschko dominated Shannon Briggs for 12 brutal rounds to retain his WBC heavyweight title with a unanimous decision.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  12. At 39,Vitali Klitschko feels better than ever

    Dan Rafael

    If Shannon Briggs was hoping Vitali Klitschko had one foot out of the ring, he's going to be disappointed, according to the titlist.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  13. Brooklyn's Shannon Briggs is ready to take a crack at Vitali Klit...

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn fighter Shannon Briggs is angry that opponent Vitali Klitschko called his asthma "a good excuse" for losing.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2010
  14. Always fun: Shannon and his Briggs mouth

    Dan Rafael

    I don't give former heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs much of a shot to dethrone Vitali Klitschko when they meet on Oct. 16 in Hamburg, Germany -- a fight that can be seen live on (thank you, Bristol suits!) and on tape the following da...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  15. Shannon Briggs says he'll knock out Vitali Klitschko in first rou...

    Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs said Monday he would make current WBC titleholder Vitali Klitschko his "30-second, first-round victim" when they meet later this fall.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2010
  16. Vitali Klitschko to fight Shannon Briggs in heavyweight title def...

    Dan Rafael

    Vitali Klitschko will defend his title for the fifth time when he meets Shannon Briggs Oct. 16 at the O2 World Arena in Hamburg, Germany, Klitschko adviser Bernd Boente told on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  17. Boxing: Shannon Briggs KOs Rafael Pedro in 28 seconds

    Former world heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs took only 28 seconds to knock out Rafael Pedro Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2010