Fight News posted video this week of Shannon Briggs barging in on Wladimir Klitschko's workout and proceeding to rant about all the "bums" Wlad's been fighting, the latest in a series of transparent attempts by Briggs to talk himself into a big-money fight with Dr. Steelhammer.
Briggs has a good sweat going in the video, so either he just finished an intense workout of his own or just running his mouth is enough to get him winded. The video smacks of being staged with a jovial Klitschko being "protected" by little Michael Moorer.
Briggs fought Wlad's big bro Vitali in 2010 and, as Dan Rafael put it on Twitter, "Vitali almost literally killed him." Briggs ended up in the hospital after the fight with a broken orbital bone, broken nose, and torn biceps.
Wlad continues to dominate the barren heavyweight landscape with boring title defense after boring title defense. Perhaps in 2015 we'll see him in against Bermane Stiverne and/or Deontay Wilder, fights that should spark interest here in the States because--if for no other reason--the challengers hail from the western hemisphere.
Would a 42 year old Shannon Briggs be a step up or down in competition compared to Wlad's recent foes?