Had he managed to avoid disaster against Tony Thompson and, last time out, Erkan Teper, Liverpool’s David Price would arguably have been right in the mix to challenge heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury in a fight or three’s time. Price, who holds an amateur win over Fury (“I’m still the last Englishman to beat him, by the way,” he told Sky Sports recently) launches his latest comeback on May 29th and he says he still harbors … Read Article
British heavyweight David Price will return to the ring on May 29th, on the under-card of the Tony Bellew-Ilunga Makabu cruiserweight title clash that will go ahead in his native Liverpool. Price, last seen being iced inside two rounds by Erkan Teper, has been working – very hard by all accounts – with promoter and trainer Dave Coldwell and the 32-year-old still believes he can fulfill the potential he showed earlier in his career when … Read Article
David Price has teamed up with new coach David Coldwell as the former British and Commonwealth Champion looks to get his promising career back on track.… Read Article
Liverpool’s David Price, last seen getting knocked out by a man who subsequently failed the post-fight drugs test, has the hunger back. Speaking with The Liverpool Echo, the former British champion who was, not too long ago, looked at as sure thing to win a word title, or at the very least challenge for one, says he wants to start to “take people out again.”… Read Article
It doesn’t seem so long ago that David Price was being touted as the next big thing in British heavyweight boxing, tipped for the top ahead of domestic rival Tyson Fury, who now finds himself challenging Wladimir Klitschko for 3/4 of the world heavyweight crown in October, just a few short months after Price himself was iced by Erkan Teper in 2 rounds in Germany, the 3rd brutal KO loss of his career – How … Read Article
Last weekend in Germany the rebuilding of David Price failed spectacularly when he was knocked out cold by German based Turk, Erkan Teper, ostensibly ending any hopes he ever had of reaching world level.
The former Olympic medalist has never really recovered from the two devastating, back-to-back losses to Tony Thompson in 2013, and following the fight there were murmurings that he could still provide a credible test for some of the young British heavyweights … Read Article
photos: www.boxing-photo.com – Uwe Koch — European heavyweight champion Erkan Teper, now 15-0 (10KO’s), and his ferocious left hand dispatched David Price, 19-3 (16KO’s), in sickening fashion tonight, leaving the career of the British heavyweight’s career in tatters.
The writing was on the wall for the 6’8” Liverpudlian from the first bell as he struggled to deal with the relentless pressure from the powerful German. Teper walked down the former Olympic medalist with ease, unperturbed … Read Article
Tonight in Germany the David Price rebuilding project hits it’s first real obstacle when the giant Liverpudlian fights unbeaten German Erkan Teper for the European heavyweight title in what is a “must win” fight.
Defeat tonight will surely spell the end for Price, who’s career was in the wilderness after back to back knockout losses to wily old American veteran Tony Thompson in 2013.
After parting with then-promoter Kellie Maloney, German heavyweights Sauerland Event invested … Read Article
LONDON (17 July) – Liverpool heavyweight David Price will face his toughest test since his shock defeats to Tony Thompson two years ago when he challenges for the European title.
The former British and Commonwealth champion takes on undefeated Erkan Teper, live and exclusive on BoxNation this Friday from 8pm, in a fight that can see him catapulted back among the top names at heavyweight. … Read Article
David Price (19-2, 16 KOs) and Erkan Teper (14-0, 9 KOs) took to the scales today ahead of their European Heavyweight title fight on Friday night at the MHP Arena in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
Price, who tipped the scales at 113.1kg (17st 11lbs 1oz), looked in fine form as he attempts to wrestle the vacant European crown from the undefeated Teper, weighing in at 114.3kg (17st 13lbs 9oz), tomorrow night.
‘’I feel great,’’ said the former … Read Article