Alfie Price

Alfie Price prepares for next fight on June 30

Published On Monday, June 11, 2018By Jack Jacobs
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Next fight for standout amateur Alfie Price now confirmed

Hoddesdon super-lightweight prospect Alfie Price (1-0) has his second professional fight on June 30 at York Hall, Bethnal Green.

The 24-year-old southpaw is featuring on the stacked British Warriors Boxing event, titled ‘The Big Bang’, alongside unbeaten welterweight Chris ‘2slick’ Kongo (8-0) and three-time ABA champion Cherrelle Brown (2-0).

The European bronze medallist from Hertfordshire will take part in his second four-rounder against Cardiff native Rhys Saunders (3-10-1).

The 31-year-old Welshman is a Celtic super-lightweight title contender but hasn’t won a fight since April 2016 and is currently on a seven-fight losing streak.

Pricey said of his opponent, “My opposite number in this fight likes to get inside and works in the pockets, he can let them go so I will have to keep my hands up to ensure I don’t walk on to anything silly.

“I feel in great shape and have been training as hard as ever in the build-up to my second fight, I feel fit, and I’m looking forward to putting on a great display at the York Hall come June 30th.

"I would like to get the KO victory on the night, I feel in my first fight I was too excited to throw the more meaningful shots, whereas on the 30th I will look to plant my feet more, move intelligently and pick shots that will do the damage, if I put my plan into action I can’t see the contest going to the score cards.”

A three-time Golden Gloves winner and Team GB boxer, Price successfully kicked off his paid career with a classy shutout points win over the durable Liam Richards (12-45) at the Camden Centre on March 10.

He claims to have stayed in the gym since, working to correct mistakes and stay in shape ready for his second outing, even experiencing sparring with three-weight world champion Jorge Linares.

Signed to hall-of-fame promoter Frank Warren, Price was originally slated to debut on the Box Academy event on March 2 alongside highly-touted unbeaten prospects Zak Chelli and Sanjeev Sahota, but he was left bitterly disappointed after weighing in when his opponent failed to show.

Manager Mo Prior was quick to reschedule the super-lightweight's pro bow to fall on the following weekend, which he came through with flying colours and now looks to build on that win on the 181st day of the year in the country’s capital.

Tickets are available for the fight directly from Alfie on 07534 415 501 priced at £40