Danny Price (boxer)

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Daniel ("Danny") Anthony Price (born 15 September 1985) is a British professional boxer, best known for winning the national amateur title in 2006 at 201 lbs/91 kg.

Amateur career[edit]

The 1.98m/6'6 tall Price fights for Scarborough club Westway ABC. He is not related to David Price.

Price won Bronze at the 2004 junior world championships as a light heavyweight after losing to Ismaikel Perez by RSCO in the semis.[1]

He defeated David Dolan at heavyweight at the Multi-Nations Tournament 2005 26:11.

He has had problems with the draw in international events so far. At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia he controversially lost 12:16 his very first bout to local hero and the eventual winner Bradley Michael Pitt. In December 2007 he became national champion vs. hard-hitting defending champ Tony Bellew 8:6. As of 2006, his record was 41 wins in 49 fights.

At the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships he was again eliminated in the first round by the eventual winner Clemente Russo. He won a couple of other tournaments such as the Finnish Tammer Tournament and a tournament in China[clarification needed]. He also bested American Quantis Graves at the UK-US duals 21:1.

At the first Olympic qualifier[when?] he lost to Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk, at the second to Jozsef Darmos and didn't qualify.

Pro[edit]

He turned pro at Cruiserweight in 2011.

His cruiserweight career started successfully, beating experienced Hastings Rasani in one of his initial bouts.

Professional boxing record[edit]

9 Wins (3 Knockouts), 0 Defeats, 0 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 9–0 Czech Republic Michal Bilak KO 3 (6), 2:49 2013-05-11 England Spa, Scarborough First match in front of home town. Bilak down twice in 1st round, Price down once in second round
Win 8–0 Hungary Tamas Bajzath KO 1 (6), 1:45 2013-02-15 England Rainton Meadows Arena, Sunderland
Win 7–0 Latvia Jevgenijs Andrejevs pts 2012-11-30 England Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool
Win 6–0 Wales Hari Miles pts 2012-10-13 England Echo Arena, Liverpool
Win 5–0 Uganda Moses Matovu pts 2012-06-02 England Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester
Win 4–0 England John Anthony pts 2012-03-03 England Hillsborough Leisure Centre, Sheffield Points
Win 3–0 Bulgaria Tayar Mehmed pts 2012-01-21 England Liverpool Olympia, Liverpool
Win 2–0 Zimbabwe Hastings Rasani pts 2011-12-11 England Peterlee Leisure Centre, Peterlee Won on points
Win 1–0 Slovakia Michal Tomko RTD 1 (6), 0:41 2011-10-22 England Reebok Stadium, Bolton 1st Professional fight, knockout in 41 seconds

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Junior W.C. 2004". 2004. Retrieved 9 October 2015. 

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