DAVID HAYE has pulled out of his rematch with Tony Bellew after tearing his bicep.
The Hayemaker bizarrely suffered the damage after falling down the steps and grabbing the bannister to assist himself.
However the former heavyweight champ is assured he shall be again subsequent 12 months, with a brand new date already being touted after the cancellation of the December 17th bout.
When will the re-arranged Haye vs Bellew battle be held?
The re-arranged Haye vs Bellew battle is about to happen on Could 5.
After pulling out two weeks in the past, in a press release posted on Matchroom’s web site, Haye had stated: “I’m devastated to announce my much-anticipated rematch towards Tony Bellew has been postponed till March 24 or Could 5, topic to scheduling.
“Regardless of the latest damage rumours, I used to be in excellent situation with an extremely sturdy coaching camp, at present weighing lighter than I’ve for greater than 5 years, I couldn’t wait to get again within the ring.
“I used to be able to rewrite the ending of the Haye Bellew saga.
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“Sadly, after a freak accident throughout a stair conditioning session, which I’ve accomplished with no incident a whole lot of instances, I misplaced my footing, slipped.
“So I instinctively grabbed the bannister to cease myself toppling down the stairwell, in doing so I in some way managed to wreck my bicep within the course of.
“This afternoon I underwent a process to restore it, this was fairly easy and my physician and physiotherapist have little question that not solely will I make a full restoration however will be capable of be again within the gymnasium to begin my arm rehabilitation in two weeks.
“I want to apologise to Tony, his household and his coaching group, in addition to all our followers who’ve been left disenchanted.
“I’ve been solely focussed on this battle and it’s extraordinarily irritating that I couldn’t end 2017 with simply my ring efficiency doing the speaking.
“I sit up for getting again to coaching and into the ring in early 2018 with pleasure and willpower.”
Can I get a refund for the battle?
Matchroom have confirmed that each one unique Haye vs Bellew II tickets shall be legitimate for the brand new date when it’s introduced.
Refunds shall be accessible with consumers urged to go to their unique factors of buy to get their a refund.
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