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Froch: Silly Klitschko Money Might Bring Back Haye

WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch urged his good friend David Haye to enjoy retirement - but Froch wouldn't be surprised if he saw him in a ring again. Haye, a former two-division world champion confirmed his decision to quit boxing on Thursday, his 31st birthday, despite rumors that he was in talks for a big-money showdown with WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. Froch believes a big payday against Vitali might possibly entice Haye to come out of retirement.

Froch told Sky Sports News HD the following - "Everything he was saying was gearing towards retiring. He's obviously had a chat with the Klitschkos, the brother Vitali, but the problem is they're not make a realistic offer. So David is looking at things - he has a wonderful family - and has decided it's time to retire. Fair play to him and good luck to him. He achieved greatness in the sport - let's not forget he was undisputed heavyweight champion and a fantastic champion.

"If they come round talking silly money and the fans want to see it then maybe he could step out of retirement for a fight with Vitali. He's certainly young enough; at heavyweight he could have a few more years. But I think at the minute he should stay retired. He should keep living clean like he does - he doesn't do anything silly like drink or smoke - and if he did want to come out of retirement and the fans demanded it. It's not for me to say whether or not he would, but I am sure if there's big, big money on the table then he could be prised out of retirement."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mshap on 10-14-2011

for once, I'd like to see someone take a stand on principle rather than money -- hope VK tells Haye to drop dead instead of making him another few million by agreeing to fight him -- Haye's lucky that he…

Comment by DTanc on 10-14-2011

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;11290389]they'd have to fight somewhere other than America American fans won't pay to watch Haye again after the Wlad fight frankly, bi[COLOR="Black"]tc[/COLOR]hass Haye doesn't deserve anymore big paydays but Vit hates him enough that he might give him one…

Comment by tripper on 10-14-2011

If he values his life he should stay retired, vitali would put him in a body bag, regardless of how good his little toe is!

Comment by gashalasha7 on 10-14-2011

[QUOTE=DigitalBeast;11290410]How brave of you to talk about him like that online. Pat yourself on the back, internet warrior! :bottle:[/QUOTE] lol too true. So many disrespecting fans on here.

Comment by DigitalBeast on 10-14-2011

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;11290389]they'd have to fight somewhere other than America American fans won't pay to watch Haye again after the Wlad fight frankly, bi[COLOR="Black"]tc[/COLOR]hass Haye doesn't deserve anymore big paydays but Vit hates him enough that he might give him one…

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