Liverpool boxer, David Price will attempt to take his next step towards a world heavyweight title challenge  at the Echo Arena tonight (Saturday 23rd February 2013) when he faces American Tony Thompson.

The 29-year-old British and Commonwealth holder will face Thompson after winning all four of his 2012 fights by knockout.

Thompson, 41, has challenged twice for the world title, losing to WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko in July.

“It’s the right fight at the right time for David,” said promoter Frank Maloney

Pictured above is Price at his last fight when he beat Matt Skelton in round two for the all-British heavyweight championship belt.

Southport boxer Mike Stafford featured on the same bill beating Richas Bibus for the International Masters Title belt .

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