David Price brands heavyweight rival Tyson Fury a "playground bully"

Last Updated: 17/10/12 2:07pm

  • Share:
David Price: Not impressed with Tyson Fury's behaviour

David Price: Not impressed with Tyson Fury's behaviour

Sky Bet

David Price has branded Tyson Fury a "playground bully" following his heavyweight rival's abusive rant at the weekend.

British and Commonwealth champion Price's first-round knockout of Audley Harrison on Saturday was met by a barrage of insults from undefeated Fury on television.

Former champion Fury, who gave up both titles last February while Price was mandatory challenger, continued his outburst on Twitter and now faces disciplinary action.

"He's idiotic and giving the sport a bad name the way he's running round like a playground bully," Price said. "We are grown men and no-one bullies anyone as far as I'm concerned.

"There is a genuine dislike for each other and that is going to make for a great fight.

"I say keep talking, because he's building the fight. The things he's saying aren't bothering me in the slightest.

"It's like dealing with a kid at school talking absolute nonsense.

"I'd take the fight this week but the reality is it's more likely to happen next summer some time. Let Tyson do his promotional work on Twitter or whatever else and I'll let my fists do the talking."

  • Share:

Related

Price v Harrison

Audley Harrison: Had his nose smashed in his brutal defeat to David Price

Audley confirms he'll be back

Audley Harrison has confirmed his intention to return to the ring despite being knocked unconscious by David Price.

Last time we saw Audley Harrison he was knocked out by David Price

Audley confirms another return

Audley Harrison has confirmed he will box on after his brutal first round knockout against David Price.

David Price: Keeping his side of the bargain with Skelton

Price: We owe Skelton a fight

David Price believes he is doing the right thing by fighting veteran Matt Skelton in December.

Most Popular

Features

Heavyweight Hopes

Heavyweight Hopes

We will get up, close and personal with him in Anthony Joshua Heavyweight Hopes, soon.

Promoting the future

Promoting the future

Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren have still got the bug and are both already looking forward to what lies ahead.

He will be GGGreat

He will be GGGreat

Tony Bellew and Jamie Moore will be in the studio as Gennady Golovkin fights Daniel Geale on Sky Sports.