David Haye knocks out Chisora, hints second retirement
Former heavyweight boxing champion David Haye lived upto his words by punching a knockout victory over rival Dereck Chisora on Saturday night at Upton Park.
Haye, 31, had earlier retired in October, after losing to heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Germany and said his fight with Chisora could be his last fight. The Brit boxer it seems, wants to retire this time at a high note.
Haye’s win against Chisora is a stepping stone for a possible bout between him and Vitali Klitschko, current WBC heavyweight champion and older brother of Wladimir. Haye has also repeatedly said that he wants to take a shot at Vitali, and if that could not be arranged he would no longer play the sport.
Haye said, “I’d like the opportunity to get in there and win Vitali’s title, but if he doesn’t want to fight me I understand that – I’m a dangerous guy,” He added with pride, “If a fight with Vitali happens down the line then fantastic. If it doesn’t, then I’ve been the undisputed cruiserweight champion and the heavyweight champion of the world.”
Haye, regardless of whether the fight with Vitali happens or not, is happy about his victory against Chisora and is pleased to end on a high note. He is very proud of his last fight and believes it was worth it.
However, the Vitali-fight is unlikely since Vitali’s manager said, “After fighting Manuel Charr, Vitali goes on the campaign trail for parliamentary election in the Ukraine. He’s the leader for the opposition, UDAR. At the moment David Haye means nothing to us and Vitali is definitely not afraid of fighting him.”