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Price 247, Thompson 262, BBBoC condemns Thompson’s stance on doping

Price-Thompson LIVE on Wealth TV and WealthTV.com Saturday at 2:30PM ET/11:30AM PT

Unbeaten 6’8 heavyweight contender David Price (15-0, 13 KOs) weighed in at 247 for his clash on Saturday with two-time world title challenger Tony “The Tiger” Thompson at the Echo Arena in Liverpool England. The 6’5 Thompson (36-3, 24 KOs) scaled in at a career high 262. The bout will be shown live on Wealth TV and WealthTV.com.

Meanwhile Thompson has caused an uproar in the British media after telling the BBC yesterday that doping should be legal in sports. “I think they should allow doping, period,” said Thompson, “because for me it’s like the gun law. Only the good guys are listening. It leaves the good guys without the guns.” British Boxing Board of Control secretary Robert Smith quickly condemned Thompson’s comments as “mindblowing” and “irresponsible,” telling the Daily Telegraph “I felt sickened, to be honest, when I heard the comments.” He added that people would now expect Thompson to tested for drugs before and after his fight with Price.

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