WBO Champ Shannon Briggs to appear at Miami Heat game
On Sunday March 11th 2007, the Miami Heat organization will acknowledge, WBO heavyweight champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs, at their home game versus the Washington Wizards at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. The NBA's defending champs and their fans will get a see Briggs go toe to toe with the Heat mascot during the game. Briggs dramatically captured the WBO crown last November, when he knocked Serguei Lyakhovich out of the ring in the final seconds of round 12. The newly crowned champ and Brooklyn native who now resides near Miami, is recovering from pneumonia and will be back in action when he is fully healed. For more information on the only American Heavyweight Champion standing, visit Shannon Briggs official website.