Wach Says He Really Needs David Price For Klitschko

By Luke Furman

Polish giant Mariusz Wach (27-0, 15KOs), near 6'8, is still trying to secure the sparring services of unbeaten Brit David Price (13-0, 11KOs). Last week we reported that Wach was hoping to secure both Price and Tyson Fury (19-0, 14KOs) to prepare him for the biggest fight of his unbeaten career - against Wladimir Klitschko (58-3, 51KOs) for the WBA/IBF/IBO/WBO titles on November 10th at the O2 World Arena in Hamburg, Germany. 

Wach says discussions are still ongoing to grab Price, but the time schedule is starting to squeeze down because the British fighter is going to return on October 13th against Audley Harrison. 

"My sparring partners have to be like Wladimir Klitschko [in terms of] the size and style. And one boxer [to fit that bill] is Englishman David Price. He could be one of my main sparring partners, although he is scheduled to fight [on October 13]. Negotiations are continuing with him. It is hard to get three or four sparring partners together, but we're trying to do it. I think we will succeed," Wach said.

Luke Furman covers boxing for

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PittyPat on 10-01-2012

Wait, so if Wach somehow does manage to tab Price as a sparring partner, could that mean Price and Fury bumping into each other during those sessions? Hmm... :sneak1:

Comment by Hayehammer on 10-01-2012

[QUOTE=boxingchef;12568238]David Price is already committed to Wlads camp for sparring.... dome deal[/QUOTE] yep you go where the most money is i guess! if vitali and haye agree to fight i wonder if team klitschko will throw money at price to…

Comment by ddangerous on 10-01-2012

I don't blame Wach for wanting Price as a sparring partner. It's hard to find guys big enough to even resemble either Klitschko.

Comment by boxingchef on 10-01-2012

David Price is already committed to Wlads camp for sparring.... dome deal

Comment by yoz on 10-01-2012

Price KOs Wach. Good preparation, I guess.

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