Advertisement
Advertisement

Klitschko in Play? Warren Grabs David Haye's May 21 Date

By Rick Reeno

Several strong sources have advised BoxingScene.com that promoter Frank Warren has secured the date of May 21 on Sky Sports. The details of Warren's show is expected in the next two weeks. The date of May 21 was previously reserved for WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (25-1, 23KOs).

The WBA had ordered Haye to defend his title against mandatory challenger Ruslan Chagaev. For the last few weeks, the proposed fight has been in limbo as the British Board of Control continues to review Chagaev's medical records. Chagaev's link to Hepatitis B would likely prevent him from being approved to fight in the country.

With Warren grabbing the date, there is growing speculation in England that Haye is going to accept an offer to fight WBO/IBO/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49KOs) on July 2.

Klitschko is scheduled to defend his titles against unbeaten Dereck Chisora on April 30, and then there are plans to face Tomasz Adamek in September. But, Klitschko left the July date open to squeeze in a potential fight with Haye.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Akucapri on 02-26-2011

I think Diva Gaye v Wjabamir Clinchko is a 50/50 fight.

Comment by jknightx on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=deadbeat hero;10160594]it's all sounding very promising, we can but hope. Haye needs this fight, his reputation will be much better for fighting and losing to Wladimir than it would be should he never fight him at all. They both need…

Comment by jknightx on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=David1976;10155821]Here's hoping, but I supect it won't happen... Wlad must be super confident in despatching Chisora early if he has plans for a July date with Haye. Chisora can fight dirty and will be preparred to rush in on Wlad…

Comment by hweightblogger on 02-26-2011

[quote=Dave Rado;10161403]It does when I try - maybe the site was down temporarily?[/quote] Works now. Didn't before.

Comment by Dave Rado on 02-26-2011

[QUOTE=hweightblogger;10161236]Your sig Ring letter won't connect[/QUOTE] It does when I try - maybe the site was down temporarily?

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (104)
Top Headlines Roach: Pacquiao Can Return For Canelo, But Floyd is Bigger Draw Hassan N'Dam vs. Swierzbinski, Amar-Demchenko Will Go Ahead Agit Kabayel Helping Tyson Fury Prepare For Klitschko Rematch Casimero is Ready, Wants Roman Gonzalez Unification Next Fortune To McGregor: Forget Mayweather, Shut Up F***ing Yapper! Povetkin's Promoter Embraces WBC Ruling on Deontay Wilder Mike Tyson: Foolish Plan, But Olympic Amateurs Might Beat Pros Anthony Cacace, Barry McGuigan Decide To Part Ways Hearn Urges Haye To Face Whyte To Speed Up Road To Joshua Deontay Wilder Granted Permission To Make Voluntary By WBC Zolani Tete: Haskins and McDonnell are Holding My Titles Kathy Duva To Be Honored At 7th Annual Raging Babe Brunch Jurors Set For All-Star Boxing vs. Canelo/Golden Boy Lawsuit Jazza Dickens (Injury) Pulled From June 4 Liverpool Show Miguel Flores To Face Ruben Tamayo on PBC on FS1 Erislandy Lara Sees No Network Issues in Making Golovkin Fight Casimero Knocks Out Ruenroeng In Four, Wins Flyweight Crown Focal Point: Lebedev Rises To Top Of Red-Hot Cruiserweight Division Keith Thurman: We Don't Yet Know If Kell Brook is 'Really Special' Provodnikov: Golovkin Blows Out Canelo, GGG-Ward is The Fight Michael Buffer on The UK Scene and Tony Bellew Friendship Morrison, Johnson To Return On June 18 In Manchester Parker Eyes War With Joshua, Brushes Off Whyte's Trash Talk Video: Ruslan Provodnikov Shows His Power on The Heavy Bag Groves Feels Murray Never Recovered From Pounding By Golovkin Video: Ruslan Provodnikov Details Strategy, Camp For Molina Teddy Atlas: I Don't Think There is Any Interest in May-Pac Rematch Whyte Eyes Anthony Joshua Rematch: I Want To Whup His Ass! Video: Joel Diaz on Recent Defeats of Victor Ortiz, Tim Bradley Custio Clayton Continues His Streak With Knockout Win Video: Justin Fortune on Khan, Golovkin, McGregor, Canelo, More Miguel Vazquez: I Will Ask Al Haymon To Get Me Adrien Broner Jermell Charlo Tells WBC That He Wants Canelo Alvarez Clash Video: John Molina Talks, Ruslan Provodnikov Crashes Interview Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Talks Not Dead, Still Our Priority! Video: Ruslan Provodnikov Cracks Away on The Mitts Video: Provodnikov on Golovkin vs. Canelo, Facing John Molina Video: Shane Mosley vs. David Avanesyan Final Press Conference Video: David Avanesyan Confident of Stunning Shane Mosley WBC Eyes Tourney, With WBA/IBF, To Set Golovkin's Opponent
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement