Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom– There wasn’t much to report in the main event of Saturday’s card in Liverpool. David Price (14-0, 12 KOs) landed a big right hand that stunned one-time Olympic gold medalist, Audley Harrison (28-6, 21 KOs). Then, a few seconds later, two more right hands from the 6 ft. 8 heavyweight prospect removed Harrison from his senses and put him on the canvas for the next several minutes.
The 29-year-old Price, who was defending both Commonwealth and British titles, is doing what he’s supposed to do at this stage of his career. He’s dominating regional talents such as Sam Sexton, John McDermott, and now Harrison. It’s hard to see any signs of development in the native of Liverpool, but as long as he keeps up the knockouts, his star will keep rising.
As for Harrison, he vowed to retire from the sport if he failed to turn in a competitive performance. It remains to be seen if he keeps his word. Honestly, he should.
On the undercard, heavyweight Matt Skelton (28-6, 23KOs) stopped no-hope Croatian import Jakov Gospic (11-5, 9KOs) in the second round.