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Briggs still waiting for his chance

Heavyweight Shannon Briggs still awaits the call to fight Wladimir Klitschko for a title shot. Oleg Maskaev should not get in the way of Briggs' chance, MaxBoxing writes.

Originally Published: August 24, 2006
By Thomas Gerbasi | MaxBoxing.com

The phone has been ringing off the hook for Shannon Briggs. If you doubt that statement, just take a look around cyberspace at the seemingly endless stream of articles on the heavyweight contender in recent weeks.

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Unfortunately, the one call that Briggs is waiting for hasn't come yet, as there's been no confirmation yet that a Nov. 11 bout in Madison Square Garden against IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is a done deal.

Briggs, 34, kept a brave face on ...

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