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Lauren Price enjoys unanimous points victory on pro debut at Wembley

Lauren Price claimed a unanimous points victory over Icelandic fighter Valgerdur Gudstensdottir on her professional debut at Wembley Arena.The Tokyo Olympic middleweight champion won 60-54 following six two-minute rounds in the welterweight division.Former kickboxing world champion and ex-Wales international footballer Price started confidently from the first round.Gudstensdottir took a while to get going and was reliant on a few big shots, but Price was dominant throughout, using good hand speed to take the bout to the final round and claim victory.Price paid tribute to her supporters, and especially her grandparents.“Definitely (it was everything I hoped for),” she told Sky Sports.“I...
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Lauren Price: Middleweight aims to continue Welsh 'buzz' on professional debut

Lauren Price is determined to cap a thrilling week of Welsh sporting success when she makes her professional debut against Valgerdur Gudstensdottir. The Tokyo Olympics middleweight champion, 27, will enter the pro ranks on Saturday at Wembley Arena. Price is "buzzing" after Joe Cordina claimed the IBF super-featherweight title and...
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Lauren Price: Decision to stay with GB Boxing 'a no-brainer'

Olympic gold medallist Lauren Price says the decision to continue working with GB boxing after she turns professional is "a no-brainer". Price and Olympic bronze medal winner Karriss Artingstall will be coached and managed by GB Boxing and continue to be based at their training centre in Sheffield.
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Olympic medallists Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall sign deals with GB Boxing

Tokyo Olympic medallists Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall have become the first professional boxers to sign training and management contracts with GB Boxing, which runs the domestic sport’s World Class Performance Programme.Under the terms of the deal, the duo, who have already landed long-term promotional deals with Boxxer, will continue to train under GB coaches in Sheffield, alongside the next generation of Olympic aspirants.GB Boxing chief executive Matt Holt stressed the mutual benefit of the arrangement, under which the boxers will not receive any funding, and will pay a portion of their professional purses to GB Boxing in return for...
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Lauren Price, Karriss Artingstall Go Pro With BOXXER, Sky Sports

Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall both believe they can be in contention for world titles within 18 months after the Olympic golden couple announcing they will be turning professional with BOXXER and Sky Sports. Price, who won middleweight gold in Tokyo, where Artingstall won featherweight bronze, said they had a...
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