Harry Pratt

Price scores second-round KO vs. Dallas


David Price won the battle of the unbeaten British heavyweights in hometown Liverpool on Saturday with a stunning second-round knockout of Tom Dallas.

The 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, 27, stretched his professional record to 11 straight wins when a thumping right hand left former-sparring partner Dallas, from Essex, on the canvas. It was Dallas' first loss in 16 outings.

"It's always been a good powerful punch, from the back end of my amateur days, so it's nothing new to me," said Price, who has been training with WBC champion David Haye. "If it lands right, I think it could take out many heavyweights."

Promoter Frank Maloney, who looks after both boxers, declared: " David Price is the best British heavyweight out there, bar David Haye."

Meanwhile, veteran flyweight Chris Edwards, 35, added the British belt to his Commonwealth crown after securing a split decision against Mersysider Paul Edwards, 24, on the same card.

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