David Price

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by nurological, May 1, 2021.

  1. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    Great interview with Tris Dixon.

    I knew he had confidence issues, i always thought it was because of his chin and the thompson fight but he has suffered with it all his amateur career too. Very fragile, talks of his regrets for the thompson rematch.

    Great listen
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  2. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013
  3. Max Thunder

    Max Thunder Useless Dosser Full Member

    Apr 25, 2017
    Pricey vs Hughie. Make it happen.
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  4. Jurgen

    Jurgen Pay Per Pudding Advisor banned Full Member

    Sep 30, 2016
    The Skirt has moved on to challenge for the British Female Heavyweight Title
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  5. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    I have to give that a listen. I have not listened to anything from him since the Leon McKenzie one, I was relying on youtube but I see he has not put his last 3 interviews on there.

    Price always looked slightly wobbly. But to be fair so did Wladimir Klitschko and he went 10 years undefeated as undisputed HW champion once he cameback from his 3rd loss against Brewster. Everyone wrote him off after Brewster but he proved everyone wrong.

    Price was never able to mount the same comeback after his second Tony Thompson loss. If affected him deeply, and he just wasnt the same animal even in fights where he was well on top. The early knockouts were gone, and anyone who was able to take him beyond the 5th or 6th round was in with a shout.
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  6. CutThroatFade

    CutThroatFade Rangers FC Full Member

    May 25, 2015
    Interesting will check it out. That Thompson rematch was so foolhardy.
  7. nurological

    nurological Boxing Addict Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    He actually says the main reason at first was thompson potentially going to fight Wilder so he didnt want the comparisons if Wilder was to KO him.
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  8. Sap1en

    Sap1en Member Full Member

    Dec 1, 2020
    An honest and great listen. He's not wrong that it's small margins at the higher levels. Always great value for money and would love for him to come back.
  9. kevinreid001

    kevinreid001 Punchdrunk101 Full Member

    Nov 1, 2012
  10. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Going to have to stream that on the work home from work in the morning

    Tris is a great interviewer
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  11. KingKO

    KingKO El Terrible Full Member

    Feb 2, 2019
    Refreshing how honest Price was about his vulnerability and level. He's probably a bit too nice to be honest, really classy guy.
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  12. Here's Johnny

    Here's Johnny Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 18, 2015
    Don’t forget, Thompson was down and if I remember right barely got up in the rematch. Small margins indeed.

    I’ve followed Price since he was amateur and it’s so frustrating as a fan the way his career has panned out. From dropping drug cheat Thompson in the rematch, caught cold by **** drug cheat Teper, dropping Hammer, Foster saving Povetkin but then allowing him to take a running punch on an out on feet David, taking a fight against his mate Dereck on short notice. When two mates fight and one is too nice he will always lose. Even COVID was against him as he was promised another fight by Ed if he lost for taking the Chisora fight at short notice.

    Would love for something decent to happen for him before he retires but I doubt it.
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  13. kevin-novice

    kevin-novice Member Full Member

    Mar 19, 2016
    Remember when someone bit him a few years ago lol
  14. Here's Johnny

    Here's Johnny Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 18, 2015
    Ali? People said Price was in trouble that night, and yes he was struggling but he was about to take his head off and that’s why he rugby tackles him and bit him.
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  15. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    Nobody deserved anything out of that fight, it was a joke, rolling around on the canvas with a doorman when he was being talked about as a future World Champion 5 years or so before then. The bite put us all out of our misery.
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