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This one's personal for Shannon Briggs

Brooklyn fighter angry that Vitali Klitschko called his asthma "a good excuse" for losing

Updated: October 14, 2010, 4:45 PM ET
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

They've been coming up to him in droves, he says, and they don't even bother to whisper.

"We are tired of the Klitschko brothers," the Germans tell Shannon Briggs when he leaves his hotel outside Hamburg, as he counts down to another heavyweight title shot -- this one Saturday against the elder of the Brothers K, Vitali.

"We don't care for their stranglehold on the division."

"They are uppity, too snooty," the Germans tell the 38-year-old Brooklyn native.

"Take down Vitali, ...

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