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Jones Says Suspension To Be Lifted, Ready For Briggs

By Elision Castillo

Cruiserweight champion Guillermo Jones (39-3-2, 31KOs) says his suspension will be lifted and he will be ready at any time to face former WBO world heavyweight champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs (58-6-1, 51 KOs).

This past Friday night in Panama City, Jones confronted Briggs in ring, following the former champ's first round knockout of Hungarian journeyman Zoltan Petranyi (51-22-1, 16 KOs) at the Hotel Sortis.

Jones has been inactive since testing positive for a banned substance before an early 2014 rematch with Denis Lebedev. He was suspended afterwards and then legally appealed that decision. He claims a deal has been reached to lift that suspension and he plans to compete as a heavyweight upon his ring return.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Accountoffline on 03-30-2015

Battle of the juice... Lets Go Champ!

Comment by joe strong on 03-30-2015

sure why not? a couple of 40 year old sluggers going at it. Sadly at 43 Jones would be a massive step up for briggs in his latest comeback. Jones would be a tough fight for briggs & he wouldn't…

Comment by Beercules on 03-30-2015

The steroid battle

Comment by Hayehammer on 03-30-2015

briggs doesnt want to fight anyone because he says he has agreed to fight wladimir in september which would be a disgrace of a fight for a world champion. btw jones would destroy briggs in no time. hes scared of…

Comment by jas on 03-30-2015

[QUOTE=nerd slapper;15516097]I think it's safe to assume neither fighter will request VADA in this one[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Slowhand;15516327]:rofl::rofl::rofl:[/QUOTE] I lol'ed too. .

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