The former world champion in heavy weight under version WBO of Shennon Briggs said that he was offered the fight with Ukrainian Vladimir Klitschko, who ended his professional career.
Briggs says that he is ready to fight against Wladimir Klitschko if he decides to return to Boxing.
Call came at three in the morning. I was asked if I wanted to pick a fight with Wladimir Klitschko, and I said I was ready. Let’s see what happens, but I would be happy if the fight took place. I’m serious – I really suggested such a fight. If the champion returns, there will be an earthquake, the thunder and lightning, – said 47-year-old Briggs in the air IFL TV.
The American boxer has experience of confrontation with the Klitschko brothers. In particular, in October 2010, the year he lost to Vitali Klitschko. Briggs survived all 12 rounds despite the fact that I missed a very large number of hits. Klitschko won by unanimous decision. Thereafter, Briggs sought to no avail the fight with Klitschko.
Sport 24 wrote that in March 2019 the streaming platform DAZN offered Vladimir Klitschko contract in the amount of $ 40 million for return to the ring. Later it appeared that Vladimir Klitschko can get three games to two billion hryvnia.
Now at stake is $ 80 million. Boxer supposedly earn the money, if you spent like a Pro three games, which may be held in 2019. According to one of the items, a prerequisite for the next battle is to win in the previous meeting.