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Prospect of the year: David Price

Towering heavyweight admits he isn't yet ready for Klitschkos -- but should be soon

Updated: December 28, 2012, 12:17 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

British heavyweight David Price first set foot in a boxing gym at age 11, but he didn't like it.

"I tagged along with some older lads," he said. "I was big for my age, so I sparred with the older lads. I didn't like it and I went back and played football -- what you call soccer. That was my big passion."

But when Price realized he wasn't good enough to play his chosen sport professionally, he gave boxing another chance at age 14, when a friend asked him to come along ...

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