Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 12/23/14
David Price believes his work with a sports psychologist can help propel him back into the mix for heavyweight glory. The Liverpudlian banger makes his ring return against Konstantin Airich, where he will enter the squared circle for the first time since his emphatic back-to-back defeats against American hitman Tony Thompson. The losses to Thompson last year came at a time when Price’s name was being touted as one of the genuine contenders to take over the throne of the dominant Klitschko brothers. So crushing were the defeats for the British heavyweight that many speculated they could well have signalled the end for the rising pugilist. Yet, Price is out to prove he is made of sterner stuff and believes the assistance of sports psychologist Terry McElhinny will help him bounce back big in 2014. “I’ve now started working with a mind coach, a sports psychologist type of person not long after the second Tony Thompson fight,” said Price. “Primarily, he helped pick me up off the floor a...
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