Shannon Briggs boxer

Shannon Briggs boxer
bouts
68
won
60
lost
6
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1992-07-24
Height
6′ 4″/193cm
Reach
80″/203cm
Age
-
Born
1971-12-04
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Shannon Briggs (born December 4, 1971) is an American professional boxer. A veteran of the sport since 1992, he has held a world heavyweight championship twice, including the lineal title from 1997 to 1998, and the WBO title from 2006 to 2007. Briggs is particularly known for his formidable punching power, possessing an 88.3% knockout-to-win ratio, with 37 knockout wins in the first round.Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, Briggs was homeless for a period in his childhood. In 1983, when Briggs was 12, he saw Mike Tyson in Bristol Park, Brooklyn, New York. Briggs' friends called out, "Here comes Mike." Briggs said he was too scared to run and that seeing Tyson that day "changed his life." At age 17, Briggs began training at Jimmy O'Pharrow's Starrett City Boxing Club in Brooklyn, NY. He was diagnosed with asthma as a child.citation needed Briggs' mother died in Brownsville due to a heroin overdose on December 4, 1996, Briggs' 25th birthday.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2016-05-21 Emilio Ezequiel Zarate LLLLWW O2 Arena, Greenwich WIN
KO
2015-09-05 Michael Marrone WLLWLW Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood WIN
KO
2015-03-27 Zoltan Petranyi WWWWWL Hotel Sortis, Panama City WIN
KO
2014-11-01 Richard Carmack WLLLLL Isle of Capri Casino, Lula WIN
KO
2014-08-23 Cory Phelps WLLWWW Ring of Dreams Boxing Gym, Winston-Salem WIN
Technical knockout
2014-06-28 Raphael Zumbano LWLWLW Remington Park, Oklahoma City WIN
Unanimous decision
2014-05-17 Matthew Greer WLLLWL Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Chester WIN
Technical knockout
2014-04-19 Francisco Mireles WLWWLW Black Bear Casino, Carlton WIN
KO
2014-04-11 Maurenzo Smith LLLWDL DoubleTree Westshore Hotel, Tampa WIN
KO
2010-10-16 Vitali Klitschko WWWWWW O2 World Arena, Altona LOST
Unanimous decision
2010-05-28 Rob Calloway WDLLWL Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Technical knockout
2010-05-21 Dominique Alexander LLWLWL Capitale, New York WIN
Technical knockout
2010-04-13 Rafael Pedro LLWLLL Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood WIN
KO
2009-12-03 Marcus McGee LWLWWL Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom, New York
2007-06-02 Sultan Ibragimov WWWWDW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City LOST
Unanimous decision
2006-11-04 Siarhei Liakhovich WWWWWW Chase Field, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
2006-05-24 Chris Koval WWLWWW Hammerstein Ballroom, New York WIN
Corner retirement
2006-03-18 Dicky Ryan WWWLW Convention Center, Fort Smith WIN
KO
2005-12-10 Luciano Zolyone WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
2005-11-26 Brian Scott LWWLW Convention Center, Fort Smith WIN
KO
2005-08-26 Ray Mercer WLWWWW Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood WIN
KO
2005-06-10 Abraham Okine WWWWWW Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona WIN
Technical knockout
2005-03-03 Demetrice King WLWWLW Madison Square Garden Theater, New York WIN
Technical knockout
2004-03-06 Jeff Pegues WLLLLL Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona WIN
Technical knockout
2003-08-28 Wade Lewis LLWLLL The Plex, North Charleston WIN
Technical knockout
2003-07-19 John Sargent WWLWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
2003-03-27 Marvin Hill WWLWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
2002-04-27 Jameel McCline WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
2001-12-01 Reynaldo Minus WLLWLL Jacob Javits Center, New York WIN
KO
2001-10-19 Jason Waller WWWLWL Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
2001-04-07 Russell Chasteen WWLWWL Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
KO
2000-11-02 Eric Curry LWLLL Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
KO
2000-04-27 Sedreck Fields WWLWLL Hammerstein Ballroom, New York LOST
Majority decision
2000-02-24 Warren Williams WWWLWW Hammerstein Ballroom, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1999-08-07 Frans Botha LWWWWL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City DRAW
Majority decision
1998-12-08 Marcus Rhode LWLL Roseland Ballroom, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1998-03-28 Lennox Lewis WWWWWW Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
1997-11-22 George Foreman WLWWWW Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Majority decision
1997-06-24 Jorge Valdes WWLWWL Argosy Festival Atrium, Baton Rouge WIN
Corner retirement
1997-04-15 Melton Bowen WWWWWW South Mountain Arena, West Orange WIN
Technical knockout
1997-02-21 Eric French WLLLLL Mahi Temple Shrine Auditorium, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
1996-09-25 Tim Ray WLLWWD Robert Treat Hotel, Newark WIN
KO
1996-03-15 Darroll Wilson WWWWDW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
1995-12-15 Calvin Jones LLWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1995-09-22 Sherman Griffin WWLLW Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston WIN
Technical knockout
1995-08-25 Will Hinton LWWDLW Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1995-03-24 Marion Wilson WDLLLL South Mountain Arena, West Orange WIN
Unanimous decision
1995-01-13 Craig Payne LLLLWL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-10-21 Mike Faulkner WLLLLL Palm Springs Riviera Resort, Palm Springs WIN
KO
1994-08-26 Mark Young LLLLLL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1994-08-04 Exum Speight LLLWLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
1994-03-12 Jimmy Ellis WWWLWL MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1994-02-20 Mike Faulkner LLWLLW Biloxi Belle Casino, Biloxi WIN
KO
1993-12-09 Danny Wofford LLWLLL Paramount Theatre, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1993-11-10 Tim Noble WWLLLW Harrah’s Resort , Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1993-07-10 Danny Blake LLLLLL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Points
1993-05-22 Bruce Johnson WLLLLW RFK Stadium, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
1993-03-25 Ron Gullette LWWLW Harrah's Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1992-12-09 Robert Pagan Perez LL Newark WIN
KO
1992-12-04 Ken Bentley LLLLLL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Points
1992-11-21 Rick Honeycutt WLWLDL Jai Alai Fronton, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
1992-11-13 Tony Simpson L Wonderland Ballroom, Revere WIN
Technical knockout
1992-10-29 Donnie Penelton WLLLLL Prom Expo Center, Saint Paul WIN
KO
1992-10-09 Juan Quintana LDLLLW Tiverton WIN
Technical knockout
1992-09-19 Greg Santos L Troy WIN
KO
1992-08-28 Ed Carlson LLL Lexington WIN
KO
1992-08-06 Cedric Sims L Virginia Beach WIN
KO
1992-07-24 John Basil Jackson LLLLL Friar Tuck Inn, Catskill WIN
KO