CAN'T CALL IT AN UPSET: THOMPSON STOPS PRICE
Tony Thompson TKO5 David Price... Tony Thompson made it two for two as he took out former Olympic silver medal winner David Price for the second time in just over three months with a fifth-round stoppage in Liverpool, England. After chess match of a first round, the second was nothing but action as Thompson tried to rough up Price and landed a hard left that startled Price. Later in the round, Price landed a hard right that drove Thompson to the ropes and seconds later deposited Thompson on the canvas from a hard right hand. Round three was more of the same as Price started the round by rocking Thompson with a hard right to the top of the head. Thompson came back to land some lefts and uppercuts and Price walked back to his corner looking winded. Thompson had a strong round four as he rocked Price with a sustained assault with body punches and left crosses. Thompson battered a now bloody Price until the referee administered a standing eight count in the corner. When the count was completed, Price could not continue and Thompson scored his second consecutive stoppage over the former British Olympian.
Thompson, who twice challenged Wladimir Klitschko, is clearly back as a top contender and his record is now 38-3 with 26 knockouts. The 6'8" Price falls to 15-2.
UNDERCARD... In a back-and-forth slugfest, Kevin Satchell barely retained his British and Commonwealth Flyweight titles with a razor thin unanimous decision over Iain Butcher in a battle of undefeated fighters. In round two, Butcher almost ended things as he landed a huge right and left hook that rocked Satchell. He followed up with qa flurry that sent Satchell to the canvas. Satchell was lucky to get out of the round. He started boxing and steadied himself but Butcher would still land some solid shots. The two traded shots for the rest of the fight with the highlight being toe to toe warfare that finished out round ten. Butcher landed the harder shots but Satchell boxed well by throwing combinations from the outside. In the end, the judges preferred Satchell's work rate as he scored the 115-113, 115-113 and 115-114 decision.
Satchell is now 11-0. Butcher runs into tough luck is now 8-1.
Neil Perkins scored a six round unanimous decision over Steve Spence in a Middleweight bout. The referee scored the bout 60-54 for Perkins who is 4-0. Spence is 4-29-4.
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