Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

David Price-Matt Skelton Finalized For November 30

DAVID PRICE will make the second defence of his British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles against Matt Skelton at Aintree racecourse on Friday, 30th of November.

The 6ft 8in scouser is still basking in the glory of his stunning first round KO of Audley Harrison nine days ago that sent shock waves through the heavyweight division.

Former British, Commonwealth and European champion Skelton boxed on the same bill in Liverpool stopping Croatian Jakov Gospic in two rounds.

The bill will be screened live on television by the home of boxing BoxNation, who have signed a multi-fight deal with Price (14-0).

Unbeaten Price, 29, said: "Matt was on stand-by in case Audley pulled out. He went through with his part of the deal so we'll go through with ours.

"I am aware he is 45, but he has won major championships and challenged for the world title.

"I have only boxed 14 times as a professional and still learning and Matt will bring something new for me."

Bedford’s Skelton (28-6) challenged Ruslan Chagaev for the WBA crown in January 2008 but lost on points.

Later that year he captured the European championship forcing Paolo Vidoz to retire on his stool after nine rounds, but never defended that title.

He has won a Lonsdale belt outright and other good names he has beaten include Julius Francis, John McDermott, Michael Sprott and Danny Williams.

The full undercard for the bill will be announced in the next ten days.

But, it will include Darren Hamilton's British light-welterweight title defence against local boxer Steve Williams but and a vacant English heavyweight title fight between John McDermott and Dillian Whyte.

Tickets are priced at £40, £60, £70, £95 and £190 (VIP) and are now on sale from www.frankmaloney.com .  Further outlets will be announced in the coming days.

Tags: David Price image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 10-23-2012

[QUOTE=voneric;12627986]I like David Price but i find it funny that no one bashes Price for fighting bums the way they do Tyson Fury. For example, i am positive that if this Article had been about a fight between Fury and…

Comment by ImFromInternet on 10-22-2012

Price is a bum.

Comment by MrFynest on 10-22-2012

He has won major championships??? Name 1 please!

Comment by ddangerous on 10-22-2012

Not too excited for this one. Looking forward to seeing Price step up.

Comment by Ravens Fan on 10-22-2012

[QUOTE=Brickfist;12628146]You cant say Fury is fighting a nobody because his opponent hasn't been announced yet. Fury fought an undefeated Chisora in his fifteenth fight, that's quite a difference in terms of development from Matt ****ing Skelton. Also fury fought John…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (15)
Top Headlines Fortuna Blames Weather for Missing Weight for Easter Fight Hearn: If Tyson Fury Wants Joshua in The Summer - No Problem Ohara Davies Inks Pact With MTK, Very Apologetic Over Mishaps Horn's Promoter: I Hope Teddy Atlas NEVER Gets New Job On-Air! LIVE STREAM: Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson Official Weigh-In Kell Brook Eyes Khan, Hopes To Make Big Splash at 154-Pounds Paul Butler Back On Okolie vs. Chamberlain Card, Feb 3 In London Billy Joe Saunders vs. Martin Murray on April 14, O2 Arena Tyson Fury To Regain His License To Box From BBBoC Jamal James Reflects on KO of Chaves, Open To Face Jessie Vargas Easter: Lomachenko Wouldn't Beat Me; Don’t Think It'll Happen Spence: Thurman, Garcia, Porter Wouldn't Answer Call to Fight Me Browne: Whyte is Like Mundine - Sh*t Talks His Way Into Fights! Josh Taylor: I Think Humberto Soto is Tougher Fight Than Vazquez Gorman Feels Dubois Fight is "Bound To Happen Down The Line" Parker: Trash Talk Helped Make Fight, But I Feel I Can KO Joshua Filip Hrgovic vs. Tom Little Added To Usyk-Briedis Card Sanchez: GGG Couldn't Go To Body, Canelo Was Nearly Running! Can Spence Overpower Peterson, Demolish Him Way Matthysse Did? James DeGale To Trigger Rematch Clause With Caleb Truax Team Horn Embrace Fighting Terence Crawford at MSG in April Fortuna: No Excuses From Easter - The IBF Belt Will Come To DR Trainer: Spence is Hardest Puncher I've Seen - Breaks Faces, Ribs! Mijares Reacts To Berchelt, May Face Papito Vazquez on March 17 Loeffler Explains The Recent Flexibility in 'SuperFly' Concept Photos: Kiram, Gesta Training Hard For Matthysse, Linares Roach: I Love Pacquiao-Lomachenko; Crawford Too Big, Young! Donnie Nietes vs. Juan Carlos Reveco Added To Superfly 2 NSAC Suspends Ogawa for Failed PED Test, Farmer Result in Doubt Yordenis Ugas vs. Ray Robinson Moves To Garcia-Rios Card Photos: Robert Easter, Javier Fortuna - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Spence, Peterson - Face To Face at Final Presser Spence: I Want To Clean Out 147, Be The Last Man Standing! Price Details How He Badly Drilled Anthony Joshua in Sparring Whyte: Getting Wilder's WBC Belt Makes Joshua Rematch Bigger! Tyson Fury Offers To Be Parker's Sparring Partner For Joshua Fight Frank Buglioni vs. Callum Johnson Added To Whyte vs. Browne News: Beltran-Moses Update, Eddie Ortiz, LaManna-Bracero Photos: Dillian Whyte, Lucas Browne - Heated Face To Face Josh Taylor vs. Humberto Soto Set For March 3, Glasgow
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement