Tony Thompson vs. David Price (2nd meeting)

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2013-07-06 : David Price 250 lbs lost to Tony Thompson 259 lbs by TKO at 1:55 in round 5 of 12

Notes

  • Tony Thompson 37-3 (25 KOs) vs. David Price 15-1 (13 KOs)
  • Price dropped Thompson in the second round for a nine count while Thompson was backing up from a punch, however Thompson unhurt.
  • Price overreacted to his knockdown of Thompson, and in the third round punched himself out in a toe-to-toe slugfest.
  • Thompson fought smartly after rising from the knockdown, using short power shots to the body to take the wind out of a tiring Price.
  • Price, in serious trouble near the end of round four taking body shots and uppercuts, took a beating in a corner in round 5, and ended up draped backwards over the corner turnbuckle defenseless taking head shots, forcing the stoppage after an eight count.
  • Thompson, a 2.75-to-1 betting underdog, entered as the #9 heavyweight contender in the world according to The Ring Magazine and the BoxRec World ranked #8 heavyweight contender. Price was unranked by The Ring.
  • Wladimir Klitschko held The Ring's heavyweight title at the time of the bout. [1] [2]
  • See Also: Tony Thompson vs. David Price (1st meeting)


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