Tomasz Adamek vs. Paul Briggs

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2005-05-21 : Tomasz Adamek 174 lbs beat Paul Briggs 174 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12


- Briggs' left eye was cut in the 2nd from an accidental headbutt.
- Adamek's eye was nearly swollen shut in the 3rd.
- Neither fighter was down during the hard-fought, action-packed fight.
- The fight was for the vacant WBC title, after the reigning champ, Antonio Tarver, had been stripped for signing to fight Glen Johnson rather than Briggs, the mandatory challenger.