First it was Alexander Dimitrenko, then it was Jakov Gospic, but now, finally, Shannon Briggs has a confirmed opponent for tomorrow night: Briggs, 59-6-1(52) will face Argentine heavyweight Emilio Ezequiel Zarate, 29-16-3(11) in his chief supporting role on David Haye’s second comeback fight at The O2 in London.… Read Article
UKTV has today announced its presenting team for the live and exclusive broadcast of Haye Day this Saturday at the O2, as David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye takes on Arnold ‘The Cobra’ Gjerjaj. … Read Article
Heavyweight boxing champion David Haye has proved that he’s as kind as he is strong by starring in a new PETA U.K. campaign promoting the knockout power of vegan meals. In the ad (available here), he appears with his fists up in a boxing stance next to the words “I’m David Haye, and I Eat Vegan.”… Read Article
David Haye has his critics, plenty of them in fact, but two things cannot be denied: Haye’s punching-power and his box-office appeal. This Saturday (on terrestrial channel ‘Dave’ for UK fight fans) the 35-year-old former champ will continue his comeback as he aims for a shot at regaining at least a slice of the heavyweight crown.
Haye, 27-2(25) and beaten only by Carl Thompson (down at cruiserweight and seemingly an eternity ago now in 2004) … Read Article
David Haye, the former undisputed cruiserweight ruler and a former WBA heavyweight champ, continues his comeback this Saturday, against unbeaten but little-known Arnold Gjergjaj in a scheduled 10-rounder at The O2 in London. Gjergjaj is young at age 31 and he has a good-looking 29-0(21) record. However, the critics have, well, criticised Haye’s choice of opponent, some even saying Gjergjaj represents a step down from Haye’s first comeback foe, Mark de Mori.… Read Article
It’s been said before now, by a number of fans, that heavyweight ruler Tyson Fury – who partied and partied after winning the crown and piled on a ton of weight as a result – could go down in history as “another Buster Douglas.” Douglas of course, smashed “invincible” heavyweight king Mike Tyson to defeat in a truly stunning performance, then ate himself up to around 300-pounds and almost lost his life after falling into … Read Article
British boxing is flourishing right now, and thanks to fighters names Tyson Fury, Amir Khan, Anthony Joshua, Kell Brook, David Haye and James DeGale, fans have a number of reasons to tune in to some important and potentially explosive fight nights. World titles abound for British boxing’s finest, from welterweight all the way up to heavyweight. But who of the UK’s finest has the best chance when it comes to becoming an international superstar?
Let’s … Read Article
Heavyweight king Tyson Fury will not care one jot, but David Haye – the man who twice pulled out of a fight with Fury – claims newly crowned IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua would have too much for Fury if they fought “right now.” Speaking with Sky Sports, Haye went as far as to state how he doesn’t think Fury “has a shot in hell” against Joshua.… Read Article
Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has announced he will be hosting an open work-out session from midday on Tuesday April 12 at Third Space Canary Wharf as he steps up preparations ahead of his upcoming fight versus Arnold ‘The Cobra’ Gjerjaj at The O2 on May 21.… Read Article
Performing pundit duties for Sky Sports last night for the Anthony Joshua-Charles Martin title fight, David Haye insisted he has what it takes to defeat new IBF ruler Joshua. Haye spoke about how he first has to take care of business against Arnold Gjergjaj on May 21st – “I’ll knock him out,” Haye said – and how he will then fight Shannon Briggs; who Haye is also confident of knocking out later this year.… Read Article