The postponed rematch between former heavyweight world champion David Haye and fellow Briton Tony Bellew has been scheduled for May 5 at the O2 Arena in London, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.
Bellew beat Haye after an exciting 11-round session in Spring and their rematch was planned for Dec. 17 yet the 37-year-old Haye hauled out in the wake of torment a bicep damage in an oddity mishap.”I’m excited to affirm that the rematch amongst myself and Tony Bellew will occur on Saturday fifth May, coming back to The O2 Field,” Haye told promoter Hearn’s site Match room Boxing.”Tony has gloated that the rematch gives him the chance to drive me into retirement. Verifiably, I venture into the ring in May with both my vocation and inheritance on hold.”
WBC cruiserweight title holder Bellew has likewise pledged to end the vocation of comrade Tyson Anger, who is cheerful of coming back to the ring one year from now. “I’m satisfied to get another date in the journal and I anticipate giving boxing fans an awesome night on May 5… my psyche is still particularly on this battle and I will rebuff him,” Bellew said.
“I now have a reasonable arrangement for 2018 and that is to thump out David Haye and afterward thump out Tyson ‘Stavros Flatley’ Rage and end both their careers.” Previous world heavyweight champion Rage is sitting tight for the determination of a UK Hostile to Doping hearing and is yet to recharge his boxing permit.