Haye, who turns 34 next month, has participated in just two fights in the last four years, winning one, and has suffered a serious shoulder injury into the bargain – but still feels sure that he can realise his dream due to the current state of the division.
“The heavyweight division is a bit fragmented now,” Haye told Sky Sports News HQ: “There are a few paths I could go down depending on the route I want, and that’s being worked on at the moment.
Haye went on: “Believe it or not I will be the heavyweight champion again. It’s just which way I go and how long it takes. There’s a bit of work to do yet but it’s exciting times ahead.”
Two fights with Tyson Fury and a scheduled clash with Manuel Charr were called off previously due to ailments suffered by the ‘Hayemaker’ who now has plenty to prove upon his imminent return to the ring.
Currently living the high life whilst putting in sporadic training in the USA, Haye has never shied away from telling it like it is, although many would say that the Briton now needs to put his muscle where his mouth his.
Without a world ranking or a promoter, the Londoner has much work to do in order to put himself back in the mix for a potential world title fight, with an announcement due soon on what is next for the charismatic two-weight belt holder.
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