David Price is Not Rushing To a "Klitschko" in 2013

Unbeaten heavyweight David Price (15-0, 13KOs) is not rushing for a fight with champion Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko. The Olympic bronze medal winner is working hard to sharpen his skills as he prepares to face former world title challenger Tony Thompson on February 23.

Price, who scored very quick knockouts over his recent run of opponents, is hoping Thompson hangs in there for a few rounds. Price wants to continue growing in 2013 before pursuing a major title shot in 2014.

"I've not really had time to show the improvements I've been making as a boxer because the fights have been so short, especially in my last two fights," Price told the Liverpool Echo.

"It is in the sparring that I know improvements are being made but the fights will come where I will start to show them. By the end of next year, I hope we are at least talking about me having won a European title," he said. "Possibly even me having fought in a world title eliminator.

"Should I come through the fight with Tony Thompson then my world ranking should go right up. My shot will come and every fight is massive for me next year and my philosophy has to be that every fight is my world title fight."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Hammer on 12-23-2012

[QUOTE=Cuban Linx;12849699]It's good that Price is taking his time, but that midget Frank Maloney needs to either stfu or have another heart attack. After the Klitschko Wach he was talking a lot of **** on ESPn Uk saying how in…

Comment by CraigM on 12-23-2012

Clever move by Price, toomany Klitscho victories coming from them giving chances to fighters who just dont have a lot of big fight experience [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Comment by Chrismart on 12-23-2012

Price is not ready for Wlad or Vitali. He's moving at a steady pace now and Thompson is a good fight for him at this stage. These days people are to eager to throw a fighter to the wolves at…

Comment by taansend on 12-23-2012

The responses on this thread show what a classy bunch of people we have posting on here.

Comment by ImFromInternet on 12-23-2012

Price u useless piece of garbage

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