Persistent heavyweight Shannon Briggs stopped an overmatched Mike Marrone on Saturday in Florida and then, yes, called out Wladimir Klitschko.
Mike Marrone, who had retired from boxing, returns to face former heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs on Saturday in Hollywood, Florida.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder had some words of wisdom for former champ Shannon Briggs before discussing his thoughts on current champ Wladimir Klitschko (he doesn’t give Bryant Jennings a shot) and a possible 2016 showdown (with Klitschko, not Briggs).
It was a weekend that came off more like a legends tour as Roy Jones Jr., Shannon Briggs and Razor Ruddock added more scalps to their pro records.
Tonight and on Saturday night, Shannon Briggs and Roy Jones Jr. continue their respective quests to defeat time in the hope of one last title run.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on Shannon Briggs’ invasion of RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s training camp.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn more details on the tentative welterweight title clash between IBF titleholder Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook.
Juan Manuel Marquez was the black sheep in the Mexican triumvirate that included Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales but has outlasted the others and emerged as the enduring star, which he proved once again with a dominant decision over Mike Alvarado.
Former heavyweight titleholder Shannon Briggs disrupted the Wladimir Klitschko-Alex Leapai news conference on Tuesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, demanding a title shot in advance of THE RING champ Klitschko’s April 26 title defense.
Undefeated heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has served as a sparring partner for undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, and could be in line for the WBC title owned by Klitschko’s older brother, Vitali Klitschko.
Unbeaten heavyweight Deontay Wilder may have to choose between serving as a sparring partner for David Haye or being ringside for a scouting report on the Seth Mitchell-Chris Arreola fight on Sept. 6.
Heavyweight Deontay Wilder said, “Let’s make it happen,” upon hearing that a victory over Sergei Liakhovich could earn him a shot at the winner of a Sept. 6 bout between Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Adrien Broner: “With the talent that I have, the type of guy that I am, the charisma that I have, I knew that there would be some point in time when boxing will revolve around Adrien Broner.”