Price vs. Thompson 2
Promoter Frank Maloney thinks his fighter heavyweight David Price (15-1, 13 KO’s) has completely learned his lesson from his 2nd round TKO defeat at the hands of Tony Thompson (37-3, 25 KO’s) from last February, and he’s convinced that Price will beat him tonight to avenge that loss at the Echo Arena in London, UK. Maloney and Price see the loss as the end result of Price out too fast looking for a KO last time, and not fully seeing the danger that Thompson represented in that fight.
Maloney said to the Liverpool Echo “I always believe in my fighters and one bad fight does not make a bad fighter. Tony can talk all he likes and look as good as he likes but I’m 100% confident that David has learned from the last fight.” Continue reading
Lennox Lewis thinks heavyweight David Price (15-1, 13 KO’s) will avenge his loss to Tony Thompson (37-3, 25 KO’s) tomorrow night and do it in style by knocking the 41-year-old American out in the process at the Echo Arena, in Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Price, 6’8”, was taken out by Thompson in two rounds last February in a knockout that halted Price’s progress towards a title shot. Before the fight there had been talk of the 29-year-old Thompson soon getting a world title shot against one of the Kitschko brothers. Continue reading
The weights are in for tomorrow’s crunch rematch between heavyweights Tony Thompson and David Price. Thompson, who shocked Price via 2nd-round stoppage back in February, tipped in at 18 stone and 7lbs or 259-pounds. While Price, who is hell-bent on avenging his sole pro defeat, came in at 17 stone and 12lbs or 250-pounds. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, CA (July 2, 2013)—Promoter Frank Maloney has been around a long time and has seen it all. This past February 23rd, he watched with the rest of the boxing world, the shocking upset of his prized fighter David Price (15-1, 13 KO’s) getting stopped in the second round with former two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson’(37-3, 25 KO’s) in Liverpool, England.
This Saturday in the very same ring, Price will get his chance at redemption when he squares off with Thompson in a highly anticipated rematch that can be seen live all over the United States on Wealth TV and www.wealthtv.com beginning at 2:30 pm Eastern / 11:30 am Pacific. Continue reading
Tony Thompson called off his planned visit to the gym of former World Light Welterweight Champion Amir Khantoday. Thompson was scheduled to meet with Khan and his manager Asif Vali at their gym in Bolton, but he told Frank Maloney.Com that it was too close to fight time to make the trip to Bolton, and that he wants to concentrate on preparing for his rematch with Liverpool’s David Price this Saturday. The American has told Frank Maloney.Com that he will reschedule his visit once he has defeated Price, but his aim for the moment is to focus entirely on his Saturday’s fight at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Continue reading
Tony Thompson executed one of the biggest upsets inside a British ring in recent memory when he silenced Liverpool’s Echo Arena and levelled David Price inside two rounds last February.
And the 41 year old ‘Tiger’ has landed back in Blighty in ominously rude health ahead of Saturday’s ‘can’t miss’ rematch at the same venue, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Join at www.boxnation.com Continue reading
NEIL PERKINS has revealed he wouldn’t have been able to turn professional but for his big-hearted pal David Price supporting him financially.
The scouser won a bronze medal at the 2005 world amateur championships and a year later repeated that feat at the Delhi Commonwealth Games. Continue reading
ANGRY Tony Thompson has hit out at critics and fans who believe his win over David Price was a fluke.
The Washington DC southpaw stopped Price (15-1) in two rounds back in February and has arrived in Britain for their rematch at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 6th July.
Double world heavyweight title challenger Thompson (37-3) fumed: “People who think I was lucky in our first fight know s**t about fighting. Continue reading
LENNOX LEWIS insists that David Price can still become world heavyweight champion despite his loss against Tony Thompson.
Price teamed up with the former undisputed world heavyweight champion after being beaten inside two rounds by the Washington DC southpaw in February. Continue reading