Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

David Price-Sam Sexton Ordered By Board For Fury's Title

David Price is expected to battle Sam Sexton for the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles after Tyson Fury vacated the belts.

Price was next in line to face Fury following his recent first round demolition of John McDermott, but the 23-year-old has decided to pursue a world title shot rather than battle his domestic rival.

Sexton has now been handed a shot against Price for the vacant belts and the Norwich fighter will hope to seize his second bid for the British title after falling short against Dereck Chisora in 2010.

He has previously held the Commonwealth title and Sexton, with a record of 15 wins and only two defeats, should prove Price's sternest test to date.

Simon Block, the Commonwealth Boxing Council honorary secretary, said: "The British Boxing Board of Control yesterday determined that Price box Sam Sexton for their national title, also vacated by Fury, and Sexton is a named challenger on the list of contenders issued by the CBC on 8th December.

"This match, subject to compliance with CBC Regulations, will also be recognized as being for our title."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 02-10-2012

[QUOTE=nomadman;11767015]Nice fight. The Sexy One is a pretty decent domestic level guy and if Price blows him away (ooh er missus) it'll be a pretty big statement that he's ready for the move up. I agree though that it leaves…

Comment by D-MiZe on 02-10-2012

Sexton's best weapon is his jab, Price is going to totally negate that and stop him in a few rounds. Good fight, but he needs to put in with durable competition.

Comment by gingeralbino on 02-10-2012

[QUOTE=nomadman;11767015]Nice fight. The Sexy One is a pretty decent domestic level guy and if Price blows him away (ooh er missus) it'll be a pretty big statement that he's ready for the move up. I agree though that it leaves…

Comment by hogey on 02-10-2012

Decent fight, better than Fury vs Price in my opinion.

Comment by nomadman on 02-10-2012

Nice fight. The Sexy One is a pretty decent domestic level guy and if Price blows him away (ooh er missus) it'll be a pretty big statement that he's ready for the move up. I agree though that it leaves…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Andrade: If I Face The Elite at 160 - I'm F***ing Somebody Up! Kautondokwa: Soon People Will Know How To Say My Name! Rodriguez-Moloney, Dorticos-Masternak: WBSS Stats & Stakes Hearn: Kautondokwa More Dangerous For Andrade Than Saunders Andrade: I'll Fight Canelo At 168; No Reason For Us Not To Fight Daily Bread Mailbag: Crawford, Roy Jones, Hatton, Tyson, More Kautondokwa: Don't Underestimate Me; I Didn't Just Fall From Sky! Coldwell Reflects on McDonnell's Knockout Loss To Roman Video: Jorge Linares Talks Loma-Pedraza, Murata-Brant, More Video: Hearn Talks Jacobs, Charlo Needing DAZN, Usyk-Bellew Mayweather: I Told Al Haymon To Make Pacquiao vs. Broner Video: Malignaggi on Wilder-Fury, Pac-Broner, Pac-Mayweather 2 Video: DiBella Talks Farmer-Tennyson, Wilder-Fury, Floyd-Canelo Pacquiao: Crawford is Scared, Top Rank Prevented The Fight Paulus Moses is Back in the Ring Against Emmanuel Tagoe Could The DAZN-Canelo Deal Lead To The Demise of PPV? Canelo: If Mayweather is Hurt By My Deal - It's His Problem! Video: Jarrell Miller Talks Oquendo Fight, Wilder-Fury, Canelo Video: Robert Garcia on Canelo-DAZN, Wilder-Fury, Pac-Broner Video: Shannon Briggs Talks Return, Wilder-Fury, Wilder-Joshua Video: Teofimo Lopez on Menard, Loma-Pedraza, Ryan Garcia Jarrell Miller-Fres Oquendo In Works For 11/17 In Atlantic City Photos: Dadashev vs. DeMarco, Falcao vs. Pitto - Weigh-In Photos: Michael Conlan, Vladimir Nikitin - Square Up in Las Vegas Photos: Ryota Murata, Rob Brant - Set For Las Vegas Showdown Photos: Dorticos, Masternak - Prepared For War in WBSS Clash Photos: Emmanuel Rodriguez, Jason Moloney - Ready For WBSS Bellew: Ortiz & Povetkin Are PED Cheats - NOT Saunders, Whyte Photos: Jose Zepeda, Domicio Rondon - On Weight To Fight De La Hoya: Laughing at Lowlife Mayweather, He Needs Money Photos: Yuriorkis Gamboa Becomes 'El Papi Chulo' in Miami Lanardo Tyner vs. Cortez Chambliss on October 26 in Detroit Photos: Kid Galahad, Toka Kahn Clary - Ready For IBF Eliminator Photos: Katie Taylor, Cindy Serrano - Set For Unified Title Clash Photos: Tevin Farmer, James Tennyson - Ready For Boston Battle Photos: Demetrius Andrade, Walter Kautondokwa - Ready For War Dana White: Pay No Attention To Mayweather vs. Khabib Talk De La Hoya: Mayweather is Sad, He's Trying To Stay Relevant Emmanuel Rodriguez: I Have No Doubt That I Will Beat Moloney Hughie Fury: I Look Forward To Getting in There & Doing The Job
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement