The David Allen experience ground to a shuddering halt at the O2 on Saturday night after the popular social media star and heavyweight contender was hammered into a 10th-round retirement defeat by David Price. “The White Rhino” (17-5-2, 14 KOs) was woefully outgunned from the get-go and failed to make any inroads into the fight.
Curiously, he was seen as a favourite by many going in yet I never saw it that way. Price (25-6, 20 KOs) may have confidence issues — six defeats, two by brutal knockout, can do that to you — yet if Allen had been served up to the 6’ 8’’ Liverpudlian during his British title reign you would have expected it to end early and brutally.
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