Leeds Featherweight prospect Hopey Price signed promotional terms with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing in October 2019 before making his eagerly-anticipated professional debut on the undercard of Anthony Crolla's farewell fight at Manchester Arena, outpointing Joe Sanchez.
The slick southpaw, trained and managed by Dave Coldwell, landed gold at the 2018 European Youth Championships and 2018 Youth Olympics; becoming the first boxer from Great Britain to win gold at a Youth Olympic Games, before pursuing his dreams in the paid code.
Hopey landed a spot on the undercard of the blockbuster Andy Ruiz vs. Anthony Joshua 2 World Title show in Saudi Arabia where he scored an impressive third round TKO over Tanzania's Swede Mohamed. He then outpointed the game Jonny Phillips and Daniel Mendoza to take his record to 4-0.
The 23-year-old finished 2021 with a second-round stoppage victory over Zahid Hussain on the undercard of Mauricio Lara-Josh Warrington 2 and started 2022 in similar form by stopping Ricardo Roman in four.
Back-to-back points victories followed to see out the year before returning to the ring in March 2023 with a decision win over former World Title challenger Thomas Masson to win the WBA Continental Super-Bantamweight Title in Newcastle.
Price moved up to Featherweight for his 11th bout and eventually broke down James Beech Jnr to retire him on his stool at the end of the seventh round to pick up the WBA Continental Title.
Price successfully defended his WBA Continental 126lb Title in October on the undercard of Leigh Wood-Josh Warrington, stopping a tough Connor Coghill in the 12th round. As a result, he is also now mandatory for the British Title.