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Shannon"The Cannon"Briggs

Shannon Briggs (born December 4, 1971) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2016. He is a two-time World Heavyweight Champion, holding the lineal title from 1997 to 1998 and the WBO title from 2006 to 2007. Briggs was known for his formidable punching power and aggression, posting a knockout win percentage of 88.3% with 37 first-round knockout wins. World heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis stated in 2015 that Briggs had the fastest hands and best punching power of any opponent he's ever faced.

Briggs had a good Amateur career being a national champion, and a silver medalist at the Pan American Games. As a professional he had 60 fights, winning 53, losing 6 and drawing 1.

Briggs is also an actor, and has been in movies like Bad Boys 2 and Transporter 2.


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