Name: Shannon Briggs
Alias: The Cannon
Born: 1971-12-04 (Age:43)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 6′ 4″ / 193cm
Reach: 80″ / 203cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Marc Roberts, Scott Hirsch
Trainer: Teddy Atlas (1992-1996), Chuck McGregor, Yoel Judah
- Claimed Amateur Record: 35-3
1991 US National Championships participant in Colorado Springs, USA at Heavyweight.
- Lost to Bobby Harris 0-5 in the Quarter-finals
1991 US National Golden Gloves participant in Des Moines, USA at Heavyweight.
- Lost to Cedric Boswell by PTS in the Quarter-finals
1991 Pan American Games Silver medalist in Havana, Cuba at Heavyweight.
- Lost to Felix Savon (Cuba) by RSC-1 (only 3 participants)
1992 USA vs Poland Dual Meet Winner in Bialystok, Poland at Heavyweight.
- Defeated Piotr Jurczyk (Poland) RSCH 3
1992 US National Championships Gold medalist in Colorado Springs, USA at Heavyweight.
- Defeated Javier Alvarez 39-27 in the final
- Has 35 first-round knockouts, more than any other heavyweight champion in history. On at least seven occasions, Briggs has knocked out his opponent in less than 30 seconds.
- Briggs defeated George Foreman by a controversial twelve-round majority decision to win the Lineal World Heavyweight Championship on November 22, 1997.
- Briggs lost the lineal title to WBC Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis by a fifth-round TKO on March 28, 1998.
- Knocked out Serguei Lyakhovich in twelve rounds to win the WBO Heavyweight Championship on November 4, 2006. Briggs was behind on all three official scorecards entering the twelfth and final round.
- Lost the WBO title to Sultan Ibragimov by a twelve-round unanimous on June 2, 2007.
Minor & Regional Titles
- IBU Heavyweight Title (2003)
- WBC FECARBOX Heavyweight Title (2005)
- WBO NABO Heavyweight Title (2006)
- NABA Heavyweight Title (2006)
- USBA Heavyweight Title (2006)
- WBC Latino Heavyweight Title (2010)
| WBO Heavyweight Champion
2006 Nov 4 – 2007 Jun 2