David Haye to fight in Manchester on June 29, no opponent yet
Formre WBA heavyweight champion David Haye will make his comeback to the ring on June 29 at Manchester Arena, almost twelve months since the Londoner last fought against Dereck Chisora.
The 32 year-old, who is a world title holder at two different weight-classes, has been touted for a return to boxing for the last few weeks and finally confirmed the news a t a press conference in London today.
“I want o be world champion again,” stated Haye. “I am happy to be back and will get the heavyweight title again!”
No opponent was announced, although trainer Adam Booth said that the team were in talks with top contenders, all ranked in the world’s top fifteen, for the summer clash in the North-West.
Haye knocked out Chisora in five rounds at Upton Park last July, becoming the first fighter to stop the rugged former British champion and the ‘Hayemaker’ also confirmed that he will fight twice this year as he hope looks to challenge for a world title as soon as possible.
Despite rumours that the one-time cruiserweight king will fight on BoxNation for his 29th pro outing, it was also revealed that no TV deal is yet in place.