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Team Povetkin: David Haye Will Be Considered For a Fight

By Chris LaBate

Former champion David Haye (25-2, 23KOs) is one of the names being considered as a future opponent for Alexander Povetkin (22-0, 15KOs), who hold's the WBA's "regular" heavyweight title. Haye has been inactive since the July decision loss to WBO/WBA/IBO/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko.

The British fighter promised to retire in October, but prior to Povetkin's title winning effort over Ruslan Chagaev, Haye's comments appeared on BoxingScene.com where he pledged his support to Povetkin.  

Povetkin returns on the tentative date of December 17. A few names, like Evander Holyfield and Alexander Dimitrenko, have been mentioned as possible opponents. During a recent press conference in Moscow, Povetkin's manager Vladimir Hryunov was quoted by BoxingScene's Alexey Sukachev - stating that a fight with Haye will also be considered.

Hryunov: “Haye will surely be considered, as he is ranked #2 by the World Boxing Association."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gmc_rfc_06 on 01-21-2015

This would be tremendous. If Haye is still the fighter that he was then I've got him dropping and stopping Povetkin in a top quality fight. Haye via TKO.

Comment by Thurman on 01-21-2015

This would be an awesome fight right about now

Comment by hillbilly on 09-06-2011

[QUOTE=Leohappy;11092542]how exactly do you impress wlad by beating a guy who's been running from him full speed?[/QUOTE] Beating Povetkin wouldn't impress Wlad, but it would show that Haye is willing to go through the work necessary to prove he deserves…

Comment by hillbilly on 09-06-2011

[QUOTE=Pullcounter;11092672]why anyone wants to watch haye fight again is beyond me[/QUOTE] Haye is usually pretty interesting so long as he's not afraid of getting knocked out cold. he also tends to get hit. So I like his fights. Good power,…

Comment by hillbilly on 09-06-2011

[QUOTE=edgarg;11091706]You are, serously, joking. Haye not care about the WBA belt???? That pathetic narcissist practically slept with it when he had it before. He prefaced almost EVERY sentence with "After I won the World heavyweight Title"...or "when I won the…

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