Maloney: Price vs Skelton is Up Next For December 8

David Price will face seasoned veteran and former world title challenger Matt Skelton in his next fight in December.

The Liverpudlian retained his British and Commonwealth titles with a brutal first-round knockout of Audley Harrison that almost certainly sends the former Olympic champion into retirement.

And immediately after the fight, Price's promoter Frank Maloney announced his man will Skelton on December 8.

Skelton, who enjoyed a similarly light night's work by stopping Croatia's Jakov Gospic in two rounds on the undercard, flanked Price at the post-fight press conference.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by D-MiZe on 10-14-2012

Skelton was at his best a few years ago and is nothing more than a journeyman now. Not that he ever was something special but his brawling style really favours Price at this point. I can't see Skelton causing many…

Comment by daggum on 10-14-2012

watch out if you are over 40! price is coming!

Comment by LacedUp'sDream on 10-14-2012

[QUOTE=Silencers;12604208]Every up and coming fighter who has a punch needs a guy who can take his shots and keep coming for a few rounds, I think Skelton is a guy who can do that, Skelton's punch resistance is much better…

Comment by Boskop on 10-14-2012

Somewhere in the future, Wilder-Price would be nice

Comment by joe strong on 10-14-2012

[QUOTE=Freedom.;12604028]THIS ^^^^^ It's good to see Price staying active and fighting again this year. He's had very few rounds the past couple of years, because he's knocking his opponents out early and hadn't been fighting as often as I'd like…

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