David Price faces Erkan Teper, then possibly Tyson Fury

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.

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Price and Teper weigh-in ahead of European title showdown

Erkan Teper - 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.

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 British and Commonwealth Champion.

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David Price In ‘Make Or Break’ Fight This Friday

Erkan Teper - Since two devastating back-to-back knockout losses at the hands of wily old American veteran Tony Thompson in 2013, David Price's career has been undergoing something of a 'rebuild', and Friday night sees the first real test of those efforts to get back on track, when the giant Scouser fights unbeaten German Erkan Teper for the vacant European heavyweight title in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Since two devastating back-to-back knockout losses at the hands of wily old American veteran Tony Thompson in 2013, David Price’s career has been undergoing something of a ‘rebuild’, and Friday night sees the first real test of those efforts to get back on track, when the giant Scouser fights unbeaten German Erkan Teper for the vacant European heavyweight title in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Speaking of the fight in ‘The Liverpool Echo’ recently, Price knows that defeat will end any chance of ever achieving the lofty heights that many boxing writers and trade insiders had once predicted for him.

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Price’s European title challenge set for July 17 in Stuttgart

David Price (19-2, 16 KOs) will travel to Stuttgart, Germany on July 17 to challenge Erkan Teper (14-0, 9 KOs) for the vacant European Heavyweight title. Contracts have been signed and venue and ticketing details will be announced shortly.

Price is currently recovering from a minor neck injury, that left the former British and Commonwealth champion unable to compete in a scheduled ‘homecoming’ fight at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on June 26.

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Unbeaten heavyweight Erkan Teper stops Michael Sprott in 1st-round – Teper may be one to watch

It was a slow, slow weekend for boxing as fans know, yet over in the somewhat unlikely setting of Switzerland, an unbeaten heavyweight scored a win that just might suggest he is worth keeping an eye on. In a fight that flew very much under the radar outside of Switzerland, unbeaten German heavyweight Erkan Teper scored the biggest win of his three-year pro career last night in Basel, as he scored a 1st-round TKO over the seasoned and well travelled Michael Sprott.

31-year-old, 6’5” Teper scored with a right hand and Sprott was unable to recover. Improving to 11-0(7), Teper might have moved himself into position for some bigger fights. 38-year-old Sprott is now 37-21(17) and loser of six of his last seven outings. This could well be the end for the former British and Commonwealth champion.

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