Serguei Lyakhovich vs. Shannon Briggs

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2006-11-04 : Siarhei Liakhovich 238 lbs lost to Shannon Briggs 268 lbs by TKO at 2:59 in round 12 of 12

  • World Boxing Organization Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Lyakhovich)
  • Time: 2:59
  • Weights: Lyakhovich 238 lbs, Briggs 268 lbs

Comments

  • Briggs trailing,won the fight with one second left, reminiscent of Chavez vs. Meldrick Taylor I.
  • Liakohvich down twice in round twelve
  • The second knockdown led to Liakhovich falling through the ropes in a similar fashion to Hasim Rahman during his knockout loss to Oleg Maskaev.
  • If the referee had allowed the fight to continue after the second knockdown and Lyakhovich had come back into the ring within 20 seconds, he would have kept his title with a draw.
  • Commentator Tessitore called it "a very distasteful heavyweight bout".


Preceded by:
Brewster vs. Lyakhovich
WBO Heavyweight Title Fight
# 34
Succeeded by:
Briggs vs. Ibragimov