Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Thompson: I Need This Win More Than David Price!

By Edward Chaykovsky

Heavyweight contender Tony Thompson (37-3, 25KOs), age 41, says he is the hungrier fighter when he faces David Price (15-1, 13KOs) in a rematch on July 6th at Echo Arena in Liverpool. On February 23rd, Thompson caused a whirlwind in the heavyweight division when he stopped Price in two rounds.

“I’m pretty desperate and desperate peope do desperate things and I’m going to go out there  and show that. My whole career has been a make or break fight. I hear David talk about being in a  make-or-break fight and who needs it more," Thompson told the Liverpool Echo.

“I honestly feel like I need the fight more. That’s just how I feel. Yes David lost, but despite what I look like he didn’t lose to a guy with a losing record. He lost to somebody legitimate and he could use that loss, turn things around and stil go on  and do great things in boxing."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 05-11-2013

thompson does need the win more then price. he is 41 & could use another big payday or 2. price's team had to come up with money to get this rematch after thompson took the first fight for peanuts. thompson…

Comment by Capaedia on 05-11-2013

[QUOTE=Jakutindi Wauya;13352880]Price can't take a punch so Thompson needs to go out there both guns blazing.[/QUOTE] He'd probably run straight into a right hand. Price isn't what he was thought to be but that's still a goodnight punch.

Comment by LacedUp on 05-11-2013

[QUOTE=Jakutindi Wauya;13352880]Price can't take a punch so Thompson needs to go out there both guns blazing.[/QUOTE] Stupid idea. He needs to do exactly what he did the first time. Wait for Price to open himself if and then land a…

Comment by Hitman932 on 05-11-2013

Thompson already beat him looking fat and sloppy. If he trains a little more for this one it should be easy work.

Comment by Jim Tom on 05-11-2013

Price can't take a punch so Thompson needs to go out there both guns blazing.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Sanchez Breaks Down Carlos Cuadras' First Camp in Big Bear Lucas Matthysse Ready For Thurman, Pacquiao, Danny Garcia Photos: Rances Barthelemy Putting in Work for Relikh Rematch Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada - Face To Face at Final Presser Carlos Adames Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank Hearn: Jarrell Miller is a Threat, Fighting Joshua Would Be Exciting Canelo: Fans Will Get What They Desire - A Knockout of Golovkin! Parker: If Joshua, Hearn Looking Past Me - They Will Get a Surprise! Charlo: Golovkin Knows Pressure’s On, Fierce Dog Waiting for Him Sergey Kovalev Feels That He's Finally Reaching His Full Potential Groves: I'm Confident That I'll Fight For The Muhammad Ali Trophy Michael Farenas Returns on April 7th in Calgary, Canada Showtime Sports To Debut New Digital Show on February 28 Canelo-Golovkin Rematch Finalized For T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas Mike Tyson: Deontay Wilder Could Beat Me? I Don't Think So! Dmitry Bivol Unites With 'Faith Fighters International' Teens Brook: Fighting Khan Means More Than Winning Another Title Photos: Callum Smith, Nieky Holzken - Square Up at Final Presser Bivol: Mikhalkin Underestimated; Not Easy Opponent for Kovalev Jacobs: Sulecki is Game; Let's See if He Can Take the Punches Adonis Stevenson Very Confident He'll KO Badou Jack: Don't Blink! Martin Murray: I'll Retire if Saunders Wins, Confident I'll Beat Him BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - Feb. 22 George Groves: James DeGale's Value Has Diminished Significantly Haye Believes That He Would Do a 'Muhammad Ali' on Joshua Mikey Garcia's Coach Feels Errol Spence Fight is The Wrong Move Luis Nery: This Time I'll End Yamanaka in The Sixth Round Donnie Nietes Versus The Clock Canelo's Trainer: GGG Will Be The Same Fighter, Never Changes! Rigondeaux's Coach: Rigo Should Not Suffer Over One Bad Night David Benavidez: I Hope To Fight Gilberto Ramirez, George Groves Photos: Joseph Diaz, Victor Terrazas - Ready For Indio Battle Canelo Will Hit Colorado in March To Prepare For Golovkin Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada, Cuadras, Nietes - Workouts Golovkin Reaches Deal With Tecate Ahead of Canelo Rematch Ortiz-Alexander Peaked at 1.53M Viewers, Averaged 1.13M on FOX Lomachenko-Linares: Arum, Gomez Trade Words - No Date Budge Garcia-Rios Peaked at 558K Viewers, Averaged 516K on Showtime Photos: Dmitry Bivol Putting in Work For Sullivan Barrera Clash Wilder vs. Ortiz Update: Another Title Fight Added To Card
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement