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Video: Bonkers Briggs Confronts Klitschko at Presser

DUESSELDORF, Germany - Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs disrupted a news conference on Tuesday ahead of Wladimir Klitschko’s title bout against Alex Leapai — demanding a fight of his own against the reigning champion.

Briggs lost a 2010 WBC title bout against Klitschko’s elder brother Vitali — a fight that left the American hospitalized. He showed up at a news conference with Klitschko and Leapai and demanded a title fight against Klitschko in the United States.
Former heavyweight world champion Shannon Briggs of the United States, left, shows up at a press conference of boxer Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine, right, during a press conference ahead of Klitschko's IBF, IBO, WBO and WBA heavyweight title bout against challenger Alex Leapai from Australia-Samoa in Duesseldorf, Germany, April 22, 2014. Briggs demanded a title fight against Klitschko in the US.

Briggs eventually left after being pushed back by security. Klitschko joked that he had to restrain Leapai, saying “I have never had to hold back my opponent at a press conference before.”

Klitschko will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Australian challenger Leapai in Oberhausen on Saturday.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TheGoodBoy on 04-23-2014

Lol no wonder no one takes this c[B]u[/B]nt serious. Look at him barging in there like he's owed something.

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 04-23-2014

At least somebody's making this fight interesting.

Comment by mathed on 04-22-2014

LMAO, what the f is up with Briggs man? One thing can surely be said about him though, he sure knows how to steal the spotlight. It's like all the press forgot Wlad was even there.

Comment by Trudoe the.. on 04-22-2014

Bahahaha wtf is wrong wit y'all? How can u NOT love that? Bahahahahaha. Briggs is such an idiot but that sht there is hilarious. I hope he keeps doing it so we have a series of various BigFoot sighting videos.

Comment by PainfromUkraine on 04-22-2014

[QUOTE=sakura storm;14456291][IMG]http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x89/edwardbayntun/gifs/bush-shoe.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE] :fing02::rofl: Omg haha, I've made my gif into my sig now, and I'm just noticing...why is Leapai trying to headbutt the shirt as it comes towards him...getting those dirty tactics ready early on? :rofl:

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