The Bomber’s trainer David Coldwell confirms his fighter is nearing a return match with the Hayemaker after epic March encounter
TALKS are underway for a rematch between Tony Bellew and David Haye.
The Bomber shocked the boxing world with his surprise 11th round victory over fellow Brit David Haye on March 4 this year.
In an explosive encounter, The Hayemaker suffered a horrific ruptured Achilles in the 6th round that saw the heavyweight struggle to keep balance and stay on his feet.
However, because of the heart and grit of the Bermondsey banger, Haye was able to fight on with his injury for five rounds.
Up until this point a rematch has looked unlikely, but Bellew’s trainer has now confirmed the pair are closing in on a return bout.
David Coldwell confirmed his former WBC cruiserweight champion is locked in talks with the 36-year-old Londoner about going head-to-head once again.
And negotiations are going well after a series of “positive talks” between both camps.
Speaking to Sky Sports, Coldwell said: “All I know is that obviously there are talks going on.
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“They have been back and forth for quite a while now really I suppose, but I believe there are positive talks going on.
“It is one of those fights that are possible. Whether or not it gets finalised or not, I’ll believe it when I see it.”
Haye has recently added fuel to speculation of a potential rematch when he said his next opponent will be someone the whole world will be happy with.
He also added that fight fans will definitely know their name.
Speaking to FightHype.com, he said: “I’ll be back in the ring in December in a fight against somebody who you and the rest of the world will be very, very happy with.
“You’ll definitely know the name of them.”
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