Shannon Briggs Record & Stats

Shannon Briggs Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 23 years and 9 months, Shannon Briggs fought 68 times with 60 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on May 21, 2016, Briggs' boxing record stood at 60-6-1 (53 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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American nationality
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
“The Cannon”
Born
Dec 4, 1971
Age
51
Debut
Jul 24, 1992
Record
60-6-1
Rounds
226
KOs
53 (79.1%)
Height
193 cm
Reach
203 cm
Ape Index
10 cm
Stance
Orthodox
Last Fight
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Shannon Briggs' record and stats
Shannon Briggs' Record

      Shannon Briggs (The Cannon) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. on December 4, 1971. Briggs made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on July 24, 1992. He is a former heavyweight world champion. He is 51 years old, and will be turning 52 in 10 months and 3 days.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights68
      Wins60
      Losses6
      Draws1
      No-Contests1
      KO Wins53
      Total Title Wins2
      Title Defenses0
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      68May 21, 201644Emilio ZarateWinKO1
      67Sep 5, 201543Michael MarroneWinKO2
      66Mar 27, 201543Zoltan PetranyiWinKO1
      65Nov 1, 201442Richard CarmackWinKO1
      64Aug 23, 201442Cory PhelpsWinTKO1
      63Jun 28, 201442Raphael Zumbano LoveWinUD
      62May 17, 201442Matthew GreerWinTKO1
      61Apr 19, 201442Francisco MirelesWinKO1
      60Apr 11, 201442Maurenzo SmithWinKO1
      59Oct 16, 201038 Vitali Klitschko LossUD
      58May 28, 201038Rob CallowayWinTKO1
      57May 21, 201038Dominique AlexanderWinTKO1
      56Apr 13, 201038Rafael PedroWinKO1
      55Dec 3, 200937Marcus McGeeNCKO1
      54Jun 2, 200735 Sultan Ibragimov LossUD
      53Nov 4, 200634Siarhei Liakhovich WinTKO12
      52May 24, 200634Chris KovalWinRTD3
      51Mar 18, 200634Dicky RyanWinKO4
      50Dec 10, 200534Luciano Zolyone WinKO1
      49Nov 26, 200533Brian ScottWinKO1
      48Aug 26, 200533 Ray MercerWinKO7
      47Jun 10, 200533Abraham OkineWinTKO3
      46Mar 3, 200533Demetrice KingWinTKO2
      45Mar 6, 200432Jeff PeguesWinTKO1
      44Aug 28, 200331Wade LewisWinTKO3
      43Jul 19, 200331John SargentWinTKO1
      42Mar 27, 200331Marvin HillWinTKO1
      41Apr 27, 200230 Jameel McClineLossUD
      40Dec 1, 200129Reynaldo MinusWinKO1
      39Oct 19, 200129Jason WallerWinTKO1
      38Apr 7, 200129Russell ChasteenWinKO1
      37Nov 2, 200028Eric CurryWinKO1
      36Apr 27, 200028Sedreck FieldsLossMD
      35Feb 24, 200028Warren WilliamsWinTKO3
      34Aug 7, 199927 Francois BothaDrawMD
      33Dec 8, 199827Marcus RhodeWinTKO1
      32Mar 28, 199826 Lennox Lewis LossTKO5
      31Nov 22, 199725 George ForemanWinMD
      30Jun 24, 199725Jorge ValdesWinRTD9
      29Apr 15, 199725Melton BowenWinTKO1
      28Feb 21, 199725Eric FrenchWinTKO2
      27Sep 25, 199624Tim RayWinKO1
      26Mar 15, 199624Darroll WilsonLossTKO3
      25Dec 15, 199524Calvin JonesWinTKO1
      24Sep 22, 199523Sherman GriffinWinTKO1
      23Aug 25, 199523Will HintonWinTKO1
      22Mar 24, 199523Marion WilsonWinPTS
      21Jan 13, 199523Craig PayneWinUD
      20Oct 21, 199422Mike FaulknerWinKO2
      19Aug 26, 199422Mark YoungWinTKO8
      18Aug 4, 199422Exum SpeightWinTKO1
      17Mar 12, 199422Jimmy EllisWinTKO1
      16Feb 20, 199422Mike FaulknerWinKO6
      15Dec 9, 199322Danny WoffordWinUD
      14Nov 10, 199321Tim NobleWinTKO3
      13Jul 10, 199321Danny BlakeWinPTS
      12May 22, 199321Bruce JohnsonWinTKO1
      11Mar 25, 199321Ron GulletteWinTKO1
      10Dec 9, 199221Robert Pagan PerezWinKO1
      9Dec 4, 199221Rocky BentleyWinPTS
      8Nov 21, 199220Rick HoneycuttWinTKO1
      7Nov 13, 199220Tony SimpsonWinTKO1
      6Oct 29, 199220Donnie PeneltonWinKO1
      5Oct 9, 199220Juan QuintanaWinTKO3
      4Sep 19, 199220Greg SantosWinKO1
      3Aug 28, 199220Ed CarlsonWinKO1
      2Aug 6, 199220Cedric SimsWinKO1
      1Jul 24, 199220John Basil JacksonWinKO1

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      Statistics

      Shannon Briggs is 193 cm tall (6' 3.98") with a reach of 203 cm (6' 7.92"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 10 cm (3.94"). Briggs has a 79.1% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Shannon Briggs' professional boxing career spanned more than 23 years — from 1992 to 2016.

      Briggs made his debut against John Basil Jackson at the age of 20 on July 24, 1992, defeating Jackson via 1st round KO. He went on to win 24 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 19 wins via stoppage.

      Briggs had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on March 28, 1998 after 31 professional fights, against Lennox Lewis for the WBC title. He lost to Lewis via 5th round TKO.

      Briggs has won two world titles at heavyweight. For all the details about Briggs' world title wins and defenses refer to "Shannon Briggs World Titles".

      Some of Briggs' best fights and notable victories include wins over Luciano Zolyone, Ray Mercer, Michael Marrone, Maurenzo Smith, Francisco Mireles, Matthew Greer, and Brian Scott.

      Shannon Briggs had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career — three of them in title bouts and three in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Darroll Wilson via 3rd round TKO on March 15, 1996, which ended his 25-fight win streak. He has been stopped two times and lost four times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Shannon Briggs' losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Emilio Zarate on May 21, 2016. Briggs won the fight via 1st round KO. It's been 6 years, 8 months, and 11 days since this fight.

      Briggs retired from professional boxing with a record of 60-6-1, which included 53 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 2 title wins.

      Career Highlights

      Shannon Briggs fought a total of 68 times during his professional career. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Shannon Briggs vs. Ray Mercer

        The first remarkable big fight in Shannon Briggs' career. A 33-year old Briggs (42-4-1, 36 KO) faced Ray Mercer on August 26, 2005. Mercer was 44 years old with a record of 34-5-1. Mercer was on a four-fight win streak with 25 KO wins. Briggs was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 7 cm reach advantage.

        Briggs defeated Mercer via 7th round KO.

      • Shannon Briggs vs. Luciano Zolyone

        A 34-year old Shannon Briggs (44-4-1, 38 KO) faced Luciano Zolyone for the vacant heavyweight title.

        Briggs defeated Zolyone via 1st round KO to win the vacant WBC heavyweight title.

      • Shannon Briggs vs. Vitali Klitschko

        A 38-year old Shannon Briggs (51-5-1, 45 KO) faced Vitali Klitschko, who was 39 years old with a record of 40-2. Klitschko was on a eight-fight win streak with 38 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 8 cms but Briggs had a 2 cm reach advantage over Klitschko.

        Klitschko defeated Briggs via 12 round unanimous decision.

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