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 Last update:  2/15/2013       Read more by Random Hits         
   
Maloney Shreds Misinformation on Price vs. Thompson
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DAVID PRICE’S big fight against Tony Thompson at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 23rd February is ON.

Rumours had swept Twitter and some minor boxing websites claiming that the 12 round heavyweight contests had been scrapped.

But Frank Maloney, promoter of British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Price is livid at the misinformation that has been put out.

He believes that lies about the fight being called off were spread after American Thompson’s medical report was delayed in being sent from the United States to the British Boxing Board of Control.

Maloney said: “The fight is very much on and Tony is looking forward to arriving in Liverpool.

“Twitter can be a valuable tool, but it is also like nasty virus which spreads quickly.

“One person suggests something might be happening and the whole world believes someone who has no connection with the promotion.

“Websites then pick up the story, but not one person from the sites running the story has contacted me which telsl me they about getting hits and not giving correct information.

“Some questions that were asked about Thompson’s medical history were slow in being cleared up and that has caused panic.

“I am trying to sell tickets and a TV network trying to bring in viewers but this sort of misinformation is killing the show.

“Because of this I have lost a day selling tickets for the show.

“I hope those who made claims that the fight were off, put their hands up and admit they were wrong.

“They also haven’t taken into account fighters on the undercard who have been left concerned and worried they the card might be called off.”

Price’s (15-0) clash against two-time world title challenger Thompson (36-3) heads a bill that is supported by two British title fights and a quality undercard.

Kevin Satchell (9-0) makes the first defence of his British flyweight title against Luke Wilton (13-2-1)

Darren Hamilton (12-2) put his British light-welterweight crown on the line against another Liverpool fighter, Steve Williams (13-1).

Adil Anwar (18-1) who hopes to challenge the winner also boxes Welsh hopeful Lance Sheehan (5-1) over ten rounds.

Others boxers on the bill includes David Burke (26-2), Paul Edwards (9-2), Sean Dodd (4-0), Louis Cuddy (6-0), Neil Perkins (2-0), Steven Lewis (2-0), Andy Colquhoun (5-0) and Peter Gallagher (1-0).

Tickets can be purchased £230 (VIP including meal and inner ringside seat), £95 (Ringside), £70 and £40 at www.echoarena.com www.frankmaloney.com or 0844 8000 400.

Tags: David Price , Tony Thompson , Price-Thompson , Price vs Thompson


 

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