Haye To Retire If He Loses To Bellew
May 5th may be the last night David Haye steps into a boxing ring.
Haye is preparing for his long-awaited grudge match with Tony Bellew on May 5th at the O2 Arena, over a year since Bellew dropped Haye in the 11th round.
“[It’s] a cold hard fact. You know, even if I win this fight, but I don’t look spectacular, I will retire,” he told Sky Sports recently.
“I’m 37 years of age now, pushing 38, [and] if I don’t win this fight in spectacular form, it will be my last fight, for sure.
“If I lose the fight, 100 per cent, that’s me done.”
If Haye wins and decides to remain in the sport, he has his sights set on Anthony Joshua and the rest of the heavyweight division.
“If I’ve got any type of aspirations to fight some of the big monsters of the division, I’ve got to win this fight and win it well.
“Joshua is up here, three stone bigger, 10 years younger, if I can’t dispatch of a Tony Bellew in good form, I’ve got no business even thinking about fighting for the heavyweight title.”
Original Story: Boxing Scene