David Price doesn’t think, despite defeat to Tony Thompson inside two rounds on Saturday, that his campaign trail to face one of the Klitschko brothers is over.
David Price’s unbeaten record is now in tatters as Tony Thompson stopped the previously 15-0 British and Commonwealth champion.
James Dickens is to fight Jon Fernandes for the vacant English super bantamweight at the Liverpool ECHO Arena on March 30, on the Matchroom ‘No Retreat, No Surrender’ bill, headlined by Scouser Tony Bellew.
David Price is on course for a mega-bucks summer showdown with heavyweight rival Tyson Fury.
Tony Thompson is in confident mood ahead of his tilt at British & Commonwealth titleholder David Price.
Thomas Stalker is looking ahead to his professional debut at London’s York Hall next week, and with just a week to go, the 28-year-old can’t wait to get started in the paid ranks.
Jazza Dickens will still get a shot at the vacant English super bantamweight title, despite purse bids for a fight with domestic rival Kid Galahad being pulled at the last second, following the Sheffield man’s withdrawal.
Galahad, 22, 13-0 (6), will, instead of fighting the Merseysider, concentrate on defending his WBC International title, according to John Ingle, who spoke to BoxingScene. He [Galahad] is expected to appear on James DeGale’s undercard on March 23.
Unbeaten bantamweight Kal Yafai has been added to the ‘No Retreat, No Surrender’ bill at Liverpool’s ECHO Arena on March 30, headlined by WBC number one-rated light heavyweight British champion Tony Bellew.
British light heavyweight champion Tony Bellew has today been lifted to number one in the WBC world rankings after the release of the World Boxing Council’s latest ratings.