Shannon Briggs could be fighting bare-knuckle in May

DB Cooper

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Shannon Briggs is planning to try bare-knuckle fighting. A May date is being looked at in Miami, Florida which is close to where Briggs resides.

“Shannon was on the fence about trying his hand in the bare-knuckles squared circle after being out of the ring for the last three years. Hearing former UFC heavyweight champ Ricco Rodriguez called him ‘washed up’ and said he wouldn’t have a chance against him or the other top bare-knuckles fighters lit a fire under the two- time world heavyweight boxing champion,” said Scott Hirsch.

“If Ricco wants it then ‘Let’s Go Champ!’

I have never ducked real champs who won Olympic Gold medals and real world titles in boxing. I fought Foreman, Mercer, Lewis and all of them. I’m going to teach this ex-alphabet MMA title holder what it’s like to fight a real champ. Ricco you talked your way into the biggest fight of your life now Let’s Go Champ! I have more first round KOs than any heavyweight champ in boxing history. This won’t be any different. Let’s Go Champ!” said Briggs.

https://fightnews.com/ex-champ-briggs-eyes-bare-knuckle-fight/69252
 
Jun 6, 2013
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The sheer amount of fucks that I don't give is staggering.



Though I do wish Shannon and his brain cells well. You just GOTTA' like the guy.
 
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DB Cooper

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The sheer amount of fucks that I don't give is staggering.

Though I do wish Shannon and his brain cells well. You just GOTTA' like the guy.
Briggs is nuts already. A few less brain cells are unlikely to make any difference.
 
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Not a fan of bareknuckle.

The lack of padding makes it less of a spectacle when compared to boxing or mma.

Don't mind live events for local hardcases trying to make a buck, but I have no interest in watching it on TV.

Briggs will be capable of causing some real facial damage if he connects with his bare fists.
 
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Briggs is going to hurt someone, as a proboxer he may be washed up, but the lack of skill bare knuckle fighters have combined with his ability to likely get away with PED use, will not bode well for whoever fights him.