Saturday night in Liverpool, Tony Thompson shocked boxing fans everywhere with his surprise knockout victory over the previously undefeated David Price. It was a quick overhand right that landed in the perfect spot to distort Price’s equilibrium, and he went down in a heap. Although he beat the count, the referee wisely called off the action as Price could hardly stand. Right here, you can check out some video footage of the post-fight pressers, where Thompson talks about the big win, and Price tries to make sense of the defeat.
American Tony Thompson tasted sweet victory last night, halting Heavyweight contender David Price within two rounds. A short right hook thrown by the former two time world title challenger appeared to land directly on the ear of the British and Commonwealth champion, scrambling his senses.
Liverpool’s Heavyweight contender David Price took time to talk with the media following his shock defeat to America’s Tony Thompson last night. Price explains the punch landed perforated his ear drum and completely scrambled his senses during the International heavyweight bout.
Credit to David Price for facing the media after the loss. It would have been easy for him to simply stay in his locker room, but he manned up and talked about the defeat.