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Briggs takes care of business on FNF

Originally Published: June 10, 2005
By German Villasenor | MaxBoxing.com

At the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, N.Y., one-time WBC heavyweight title challenger Shannon Briggs (42-4-1, 36 KOs) made a statement by destroying previously undefeated Ghanaian Abraham Okine (14-1, 8 KOs) in three rounds on "Friday Night Fights" on ESPN2.

The athletic Briggs started quick, letting his quick jabs and combinations go -- a tactic that got him two early first-round knockdowns, leaving Okine on extremely rubbery legs. Add the fact that Okine didn't have any kind ...

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