Shannon Briggs admits taking performance enhancing drugs

Shannon Briggs

Ralph Notaro

Boxing veteran Shannon Briggs admits to WABC Radio Host Rita Cosby that he took performance-enhancing drugs for about six months.

The WBA recently suspended him for failing a PED test.

For the first time, Briggs responds to that suspension and test saying, ‘I did take a performance enhancement thing.

“I do apologize for those who feel that I hurt them. I will admit to that. Yes, I did. I take full responsibility for what I did.’

Briggs tells Cosby that now ‘I’m 100% clean’. He says he got the PEDs from a trainer but declines to name the trainer and says he is looking forward to boxing again soon and is planning a fight in November or December.

Briggs also talks about the recent retirement of Wladimir Klitschko, the upcoming Mayweather/McGregor bout, and his new ‘Lets Go Champ’ Sports & Entertainment company.

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