Briggs: Miller Can “Test” AJ

When asked if fellow Brooklyn native Jarrell Miller had a shot against Anthony Joshua on June 1st, former WBO world heavyweight champion, Shannon Briggs considered it a possibility.

“[Miller] is a phenomenal fighter, he is a real test for AJ,” Briggs warned Sky Sports as Briggs attempts to get a license to fight in the United Kingdom.

“He is a tough guy. He’s a locomotive, once he gets started it is hard to stop him. He will have to establish the jab early and, if ‘Big Baby’ gets warmed up, it could be a crazy night.

For Briggs, the true test for this fight will come as soon as the bell rings.  “[Joshua] is fighting undefeated guys and, only with 22 fights, he is at the top of his game,” Briggs assessed. “I predict this fight like this: It depends on the first round. Whoever is passive will lose.

“This had the making of a great fight because you have a guy who can box and a guy who is a slugger.”

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