Price doubles down vs. Thompson

Would-be heavyweight contender risks future to immediately avenge sole loss

Updated: July 6, 2013, 10:42 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

For the first round-and-a-half or so, everything was going perfectly for heavyweight David Price, viewed by many as a future player in boxing's glamour division.

It was Feb. 23 and Price, fighting in his hometown of Liverpool, England, was in total control against 41-year-old Tony Thompson, the well-respected two-time world title challenger. Thompson was coming off his second defeat to heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, a sixth-round knockout last July, and the point of the bout from ...

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