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'Passionate' Audley training 'like a champion'

ESPN staff
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Audley Harrison was savagely beaten by David Price last year © PA Photos
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Audley Harrison says his passion for boxing has returned and that he is 'training like a champion'.

The heavyweight, an Olympic gold medal winner in 2000, looked to be down and out - not for the first time - when he was crushed by David Price last year.

He has resisted calls to hang up his gloves and will make his return to the ring in Prizefighter on Saturday.

Harrison said recently that he has unfinished business in the game and wants to set the record straight. And ahead of his return, he claims the fire has started to burn again.

"This battle has been about overcoming adversity and never giving up," Harrison told Sky Sports News.

"If I had listened to everyone else I would not have even left the house, this is about me bringing it all back inside.

"Last year I found my passion for boxing again. If I can continue to train like a champion the results are going to change."

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