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Photos: Thompson Drills Price in British Boxing Stunner

British heavyweight champion David Price has lost his unbeaten record after a stunning second-round stoppage loss to American veteran Tony Thompson.

The 29-year-old was a hot favourite to continue his march up the heavyweight ranks, with a shot at the world title his ultimate goal.

But Thompson, an experienced campaigner whose only two recent losses came at the hands of world champion Wladimir Klitschko, had other ideas, and he ended things early with a brutal right hand.

Nearly 6,000 fans crammed into Liverpool's Echo Arena to cheer on Liverpudlian Price, who had beaten all of his last seven opponents inside four rounds.
The bout was seen live all over the United States on WealthTV and www.wealthtv.com will be replayed TONIGHT AT 10 PM EST.

 

WealthTV’s Fight Night can be seen on WealthTV nationally on Verizon FiOS TV channel 169 and 669 in HD, AT&T U-Verse TV channels 470 and 1470 in HD, along with over 100 cable systems across the country as well as on line viewing on numerous connected devices and via www.wealthtv.com .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by papillon82 on 02-24-2013

I'm sorry guys but this is just laughable... What a hype job was Price. Thompson was so out of shape, and he just tabbed him on his ear or something. There's the answer about Price's chin.

Comment by Rikanlynx86 on 02-23-2013

[QUOTE=Jocknerd94;13076396]When I see a fight like this I don't automatically jump on a guy and say he is just a hype job. Just look at both Klitschko bros. Early on in their career they had losses and roadblocks they had…

Comment by Jocknerd94 on 02-23-2013

[QUOTE=charlieg;13076274]You're being an apologist. People were making Price out to be the next coming. Those with a bit more wisdom said to wait for him to be tested properly first. Thompson was his first proper test. He failed, miserably. Thompson…

Comment by White_Knight on 02-23-2013

[QUOTE=witter87;13076106]price has got the worst chin i have ever seen steve bunce keeps comparing that ko to khan's ko when the shot from garcia would of knocked a pony out,price in his next fight he will be ktfo when they…

Comment by charlieg on 02-23-2013

[QUOTE=Jocknerd94;13076214]People saying hype job and how overrated he is because of one loss are going overboard. One loss does not ruin a career. This could be good for him. It shows him what he needs to get better at and…

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