Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Audley Harrison Shakes Off Rust, Then Batters Ali Adams

By Phil D. Jay

Former Olympic gold medallist Audley Harrison (28-5, 21KOs) was in danger of being slaughtered once again for a shot-shy performance before a crushing onslaught ended Ali Adams’ hopes of pulling of an upset at the Brentwood Centre in Essex.

Harrison, 40, made a cagey start to the fight and just couldn’t find his range in the opening two rounds as Adams (13-4-1, 5KOs) looked determined to end the fight early and put the Londoner’s career to bed.

A better third round followed and with a trademark left hand, followed by a right hook in the fourth, Harrison changed the course of the bout as he did against Michael Sprott two years’ ago and finished the contest with a flurry of punches until the referee stepped in.

‘A-Force’ has now put himself back on the domestic scene and with a realistic chance of opposing newly-crowned British champion David Price later this year as the title holder recently stated he wants to win the Lonsdale belt outright.

It was Harrison's first fight since the third round TKO loss to David Haye in November of 2010.

Phil D. Jay covers boxing for worldboxingnews.net

Tags: Audley Harrison image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Enzo Mc is SHIT on 05-27-2012

I don't know if fighting David Price counts as "The Big Stage" so I'm not sure whether or not he'll freeze and embarrass himself again.

Comment by Tyrone Biggums on 05-27-2012

Audley vs Price, lets get it on!

Comment by Jam Jars on 05-27-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12172581]what makes him believe he can box now when b4 he never could...a nothing/nobidy w/ a permanent coat of rust...my how boxing has slipped in Europe...[/QUOTE] LOL Europe is the HW division.

Comment by Thickear on 05-27-2012

Irresistible A-Force. Onwards and downwards.

Comment by taansend on 05-26-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12172581]what makes him believe he can box now when b4 he never could...a nothing/nobidy w/ a permanent coat of rust...my how boxing has slipped in Europe...[/QUOTE] Finally a voice of reason. Heavyweight boxing in Europe is terrible compared to the…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (8)
Top Headlines Photos: George Groves, Callum Smith - Go Face To Face Sor Rungvisai vs. Estrada - LIVE Superfly 2 Results Anthony Yarde Batters, Stops Tony Averlant in Seven Callum Smith Outboxes Nieky Holzken, George Groves is Next Daniel Dubois Blasts Out DL Jones in Three Rounds Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Ronnie Clark Shocks Zelfa Barrett in IBF Regional Bout Conte Responds To Wilder's "Always a Cheat" Jab at Luis Ortiz News: Miguel Cotto Update, Lewis Ritson, New England Results Brian Viloria Very Pumped as He Goes For Fifth World Title Bilal Akkawy Beats De Carolis, Moloney Brothers Win, More Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken - LIVE Results From Nuremberg Roamer Angulo Collides With Evert Bravo in Yucatan, Mexico Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs. Juan Francisco Estrada: Stats & Stakes Photos: Sullivan Barrera in Top Form, Grinds Hard For Bivol Shot Josh Taylor To Face Winston Campos, Humberto Soto is Out Callum Smith: I Want To Make Statement To George Groves, Fans Jarrell Miller: Could Be An 'Early Night' for Wilder or Ortiz Golovkin's Promoter Details How Canelo Rematch Was Finalized Adonis Stevenson: Andre Ward is Playing Games, He's Not Retired Hatton: Mayweather-McGregor in MMA Makes Me F***ing Furious Carlos Castro, Alexis Santiago To Battle in Phoenix, Arizona Zolani Tete: Belfast Fans Know I'm The Man To Beat Ryan Burnett Frank Warren Talks Anthony Yarde, Daniel Dubois York Hall Card Coldwell To Eubank Jr. - Beg Adam Booth To Take You Back! Porter: I Think Right Now Thurman is Better Than Errol Spence Bivol Aims To Use Some of Andre Ward's Tactics on Barrera How To Fix The 147-Pound Logjam Of Talent With a Tournament Gonzalez, Cintron, Vargas Wins Bouts in Kissimmee, Florida Hearn Open To Do Joshua-Wilder Twice - One in U.S., One in UK Robert Garcia: Mikey is Special Fighter Like Mayweather, Pacquiao Rances Barthelemy: I Want Mikey Garcia in My Next Fight Estrada: I'm Looking To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out, Leave No Doubt Lemieux vs. O'Sullivan on The Canelo-Golovkin Card? Sadam Ali vs. Liam Smith Deal Getting Close, Says Frank Warren Loeffler's 360 Promotions Club Series To Begin on March 27 Photos: Cuadras-Arroyo, Nietes-Reveco, Viloria-Dalakian Weights Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada - Ready For Superfly War Juanma Lopez, Jayson Velez on Point at Final Pre-Fight Weigh-In Horn Suffers Camp Setback For Crawford After Robinson KO
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement