British Heavyweight David Price Hits The End of The Road. Here’s What Happened

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At 21-4, Olympic Heavyweight Bronze medalist David Price, age 33, 6’8”, has probably passed his better days as a fighter, and blown his best chances at a world heavyweight title shot. Having failed critical tests against Tony Thompson twice, Erkan Teper, and now Christian Hammer, Price is probably reduced to stepping stone journeyman status at this point in his career.


How would price have fared again David Haye, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Dillian White, of Dereck Chisora? Not too well at all. Price had Tony Thompson down in the rematch, and had Christian Hammer down in the third round of their bout for Hammer’s WBO European Heavyweight title at Olympia, Kensington, in London this past February 4, 2017. True to form, Price could not finish his man again when he had him in trouble, and as he did previously, simply ran out of gas.


Physical conditioning seems to be the major hurdle working against David Price. He has the height, and at 275 pounds, certainly the power and muscle to get the job done. Price, as a result, would not have


Robert Brizel
Robert Brizel
A native of New York’s Catskill Mountains, long a haven to boxers in training, New York City educator and sports writer Robert Brizel holds five university degrees in the education field, and has been writing about boxing since 1975. Robert has been an internet only boxing writer and photographer since 2008, and previously wrote for Saddoboxing. An old school writer rare in that he writes and takes his own boxing photos simultaneously, he seeks out different angles to create original stories. Robert is a frequent sight reporting boxing events in Atlantic City Casinos and New York City. Now expanding his writing to add MMA. Married with a daughter. A sharp dresser, Robert’s electric personality brings class and to events he covers. The only active boxing writer today licensed as a boxing manager and corner man, Robert works the corner in New York and New Jersey on occasion, adding a unique perspective and dimension to his perceptions of the fight game today. Also a trained vocalist who performed on the Catskill hotel nightclub stage for a decade as a child
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