David Haye’s rematch with Tony Bellew will finally go down on May 5th.
Haye and Bellew were set to renew hostilities on December 17th, however the fight was postponed after David Haye injured his bicep in a freak accident. The long-anticipated rematch will still take place at London’s O2 Arena.
Haye and Bellew delivered a fight of the year contender in their first contest in March 2017, which ended with a Bellew TKO following an achilles injury for Haye early in the fight.
Speaking on the new date, Haye said:
“After my freak accident down a stairwell last month I was heartbroken not to give everyone the ending to 2017 I wanted. Since then I had to accept the cards I had been dealt, remain positive and focus on factors which are within my control; rehabilitation and rescheduling the fight.
Over the past five years, I’ve had a number of challenges to overcome, but learnt often during times of adversity we learn and grow. As a result, come May 5th, Tony will be faced with a more experienced and more determined opponent.”
The rematch will be available on Sky Box Office and tickets for the original 17th December date are still valid for this event.