Name: Shannon Briggs
Alias: The Cannon
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Nationality: US American
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
- Amateur Record: 35-3
- Heavyweight Silver Medalist for the United States at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba.
Briggs lost in the final to Felix Savon (Cuba) by RSC-1
- 1992 United States Heavyweight Champion
- Has 30 first-round knockouts, more than any other heavyweight champion in history. On at least three 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