David Price sticks by Skeleton fight as Tyson Fury apologises for tweets
David Price, the British boxer who won the Olympic bronze medal is landing his punches at the prospect of being a heavyweight champion in style. David Price knocked out fellow Olympian, Audley Harrison in just 82 seconds and is ready to face another veteran, Matt Skelton in December.
David Price fight’s result has given hope to people that they might see a new champion after the retirement of Lennox Lewis. The championship has been changing the hands of Klitschko brothers since Lewis retired. David Price was recently targeted by Tyson Fury on Twitter after Fury posted homophobic tweets.
Commenting about the fight against Skeleton, Price said, “I understand the scepticism surrounding the fight. Skelton was given a guarantee he would fight me. He was on standby in case Harrison pulled out – he went through with his part of the deal so we’ll go through with ours. I’m aware he’s 45 but he’s a former British and European champion and fought for a world title. I’m still learning.”
David Price also stated his intentions to fight Tyson Fury if the match-up was announced. Price said, “People want to see me against better opposition but that will come. Whether that turns out to be against Tyson Fury, time will tell. He’s doing a great job at promoting a fight that may or may not happen.”
Tyson Fury had earlier apologised to David Price about the homophobic tweets and said that he was not the person responsible for sending the tweets. Tyson Price also expressed his anger over the abuse he has received on Twitter. David Price’s record stands at 14-0 as the question Looms large, Could he be the next World Champion?