British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price has confirmed that his proposed US debut on July 27 is off due to circumstances outside of his control.
It is the second setback for the big hitter in as many weeks after learning that Sky Sports would not be renewing his promoter Frank Maloney’s contract, leaving Price without a broadcaster in the immediate future.
Former undisputed heavyweight king Lennox Lewis has predicted a bright future for British title challenger David Price, saying the Liverpudlian posses the right size and skill to stick it out in the division.
Promoter Frank Warren yesterday announced the first world title show at the Royal Albert Hall in over a decade with British star Nathan Cleverly headlining the legendary venue on Saturday, 28 April.
Unbeaten Cleverly, who defeated American Tommy Karpency last month, will make the fourth defence of his WBO light-heavyweight title against the number four ranked Robin Krasniqi, subject to confirmation from the WBO.
Earlier this week the WBC declared that they would be banning Brit heavyweight Dereck Chisora indefinitely and scraping him from their rankings following his behaviour in Munich a fortnight ago.
Dereck Chisora became only the fourth man to take WBC heavyweight king Vitali Klitschko the distance on Saturday night when he lost a unanimous points decision to the veteran champion in Munich, Germany.
Despite his pre-fight antics Chisora emerged from the bout with more credit than he started it with after putting in a courageous and aggressive performance.
Former undisputed heavyweight king Lennox Lewis has written off Dereck Chisora’s chances against WBC ruler Vitali Klitschko on Saturday night, claiming a title challenge has come too soon for the Brit slugger.
The Ringside cameras spent a day with veteran cameraman Lawrence Lustig to see what life is like behind the lens on the other side of the ring apron. Lustig, who has been capturing fights since 1975, talks the role he played in bringing Lennox Lewis back to Britain, being ringside throughout the Riddick Bowe-Evander Holyfield trilogy and getting the money shot.