• Heavyweight

Harrison hints at ring return

ESPN staff
October 24, 2012
Beaten: Audley Harrison was no match for David Price © PA Photos

Audley Harrison has revealed he may step back into the ring despite his savage defeat at the hands of David Price earlier in the month.

Harrison, a former Olympic champion, took on Price for the British and Commonwealth titles but came off second best by way of a first-round stoppage.

There have been widespread calls for Harrison to retire, with many feeling he no longer has the tools to cut it at the highest level of professional boxing.

But after a period of reflection, the 40-year-old feels there may be at least one more fight in him.

"I looked at the tape & saw my mistake," Harrison wrote on Twitter. "Price took advantage with a brutal finish, but I think I may have to roll the dice one more time.

"If I got to show more with Price, that may have been it; but with such a quick ending, I'm itching to go again. Will I? We will see.

"Was not a long punishing fight... I'll chill for now and think long & hard before I make a final decision."

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