Liverpudlian heavyweight David Price put on a punch-perfect performance to stop Sam Sexton in the fourth round of their British and Commonwealth title clash at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday night.
Price dropped Sexton twice before a devastating short right, two minutes and seven seconds into the fourth round, forced referee Howard Foster to wave the contest off with the Norwich man laying flat out on the canvas.
David Price believes coming out on top at Aintree Equestrian Centre this weekend against Sam Sexton for the British heavyweight title will be the ‘biggest achievement’ of his career, piping his Commonwealth and Olympic medals.
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 Maloney has announced that David Price and Sam Sexton will meet for the vacant British heavyweight title at Liverpool's Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, May 19.
The pair will square off at the Equestrian Centre on the course, and Maloney has earmarked the venue as the Liverpudlian giant’s new home for his next few fights.
Super Six contender Arthur Abraham returned to winning ways on Saturday night, stopping Argentinean Pablo Farias after five rounds in Offenburg, Germany.
Having started off at his usual slow pace, Abraham put together some hard combinations to put Farias down twice in the fifth, before a third knockdown led to referee Manuel Maritxalar to call an end to proceedings.
Queensberry Promotions kicks off the domestic boxing calendar on January 13 with a cracking card from York Hall, which sees British cruiserweight champ Leon ‘Solid’ Williams make his first defence against Shane McPhilbin.
Williams revealed he has undergone a tough training camp over the festive period and has made sure that any Christmas turkey has been accompanied by a huge amount of hard graft at the Trad TKO gym in Canning Town.
Promoter Frank Maloney has revealed that he is struggling to get top heavyweights to face 6ft 8in Liverpool pugilist David Price.
The Olympic bronze medallist, unbeaten in nine professional fights, returns to action at Brentwood Centre on February 5 and a top class domestic opponent is yet to be named in the opposing corner.