Shannon Briggs

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Shannon Briggs

Name: Shannon Briggs
Alias: The Cannon
Born: 1971-12-04 (Age:43)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 4″   /   193cm
Reach: 80″   /   203cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Marc Roberts, Scott Hirsch
Trainer: Teddy Atlas (1992-1996), Chuck McGregor, Yoel Judah

Shannon Briggs Gallery

Amateur Highlights

  • Claimed Amateur Record: 35-3

1991 US National Championships participant in Colorado Springs, USA at Heavyweight.

1991 US National Golden Gloves participant in Des Moines, USA at Heavyweight.

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.

1992 US National Championships Gold medalist in Colorado Springs, USA at Heavyweight.

Professional Career

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)


Preceded by:
Serguei Lyakhovich
WBO Heavyweight Champion
2006 Nov 4 – 2007 Jun 2
Succeeded by:
Sultan Ibragimov