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Al "The Haitian Temptation" Sands (left) and former world heavyweight champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs highlight tonight's boxing card at Black Bear Casino in Carlton. John D’Auria / For the News Tribune

Former world champion’s comeback is no joke

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Boxing promoter Zach “Jungle Boy” Walters took a phone call Sunday night asking if he had room on tonight’s professional boxing card at Black Bear Casino in Carlton.


Walters said, “ ‘For who?’ And they said, ‘Shannon Briggs.’ I said, ‘Of course. We’ll roll out the red carpet for a former world champ.’ ”

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