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Shannon Briggs in Dubai

Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (51-6-1, 45 KOs) is currently in Dubai as a special guest for an event titled “The Destiny in the Desert II” which will be held at the World Trade Centre today June 15th. The featured bout will be a rematch between Medhi Ramezani from Iran and Adnan Akilles from Sweden who drew in their bout back in February. Plans are being made for the early part of 2013 to have Briggs fight in Dubai at the 17,000 capacity Hamdan Swimming Complex for a belt which will be made of real diamonds and solid gold. No mention of an opponent as of yet but Briggs says if he had it his way it would be a rematch with WBC champ Vitali Klitschko.

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