While David Haye psyches himself up to turn from reformed playboy into Jack the Giant Killer against Nikolai Valuev in Nuremberg tomorrow night, Martin Rogan, a 38-year-old ex-cabbie, welcomes Sam. Haye, 28, is eight stones lighter and nine inches shorter than Valuev. He said: 'David only needed a slingshot and stone to flatten Goliath, my right hand generates more power than that.' Valuev, who is 7ft tall, has yet to be floored or knocked out in his 16-year professional career and has lost just once in 50 fights.
David Haye v Nikolai Valuev: how the fight was won A fight strategy perfect in its simplicity enabled David Haye's victory over Nikolai Valuev, the 7ft 'Russian Giant'. Haye outpointed WBA heavyweight titleholder Nikolay Valuev (50-2, 34 KOs) in a close and, in some corners, controversial fashion with the scores 114-114, 116-112 and 116-112. WBA #4 Haye followed the path of the legendary Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield, who was, ironically, defeated by Nikolay in his last bout.
David Haye fell short in his attempt to unify the heavyweight division as he was beaten on points by Wladimir Klitschko in Hamburg. In front of 45,000 fans, including an estimated 10,000 fellow Brits, Haye was outboxed and outmuscled by his rival for 12 rounds. David Haye has never shied away from controversy during his career – especially in the lead up to a big fight. Sportsmail has compiled some of Haye’s most infamous comments.
Wladimir Klitschko vs. David Haye, billed as The Talk Ends Now, was a heavyweight unification fight for the WBA (Super), WBO, IBF, IBO and The Ring heavyweight titles. The fight took place in Imtech Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany on July 2, 2011. Klitschko won with a unanimous points victory. In his professional boxing career he was defeated only twice, by Ruslan Chagaev and David Haye. Valuev is a Russian Orthodox Christian. During his youth he played water polo and basketball. Valuev has written a book in Russian called My 12 Rounds, with the help of prominent Russian sports journalist Konstantin Osipov.
David Haye beats giant Nikolai Valuev to win WBA heavyweight title With a performance dripping with rare class and courage, David Haye defied a suspected broken hand to be crowned WBA world. After pulling out of a fight with IBF and WBO Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko in the summer, David Haye instead travels to Germany to challenge WBA Champion Nikolay Valuev for a piece of the title.
In an important pay-per-view televised heavyweight bout with the winner figuring heavily into upcoming unification bouts with WBO-IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko and his brother WBC champion Vitali Klitschko, David 'The Hayemaker' Haye, 29, of London, United Kingdom, won the WBA Heavyweight title with a twelve round majority decision over Nicolay 'The Russian Giant' Valuev of St. Petersburg. David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora, billed as Licensed to Thrill, was a controversial boxing grudge match that took place on 14 July 2012, at the Boleyn Ground, the home of West Ham United Football Club.The fight occurred despite Dereck Chisora having had his British boxing licensed removed by the British Boxing Board of Control in March 2012. David Haye won the fight by TKO in the 5th round. About David Haye. The young star-struck lad squeezed up on the sofa next to his dad, throwing make believe punches into the air as he watched the late night boxing on TV. His dream was to be just like his idol Muhammad Ali and become the heavyweight champion of the world. Some 20 years later, the dream that spawned in front of the TV became a.
Haye then confirmed that he would meet the WBA champion Nikolay Valuev (50-1, 34 KOs) on 7 November 2009 in the Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg, Germany.Haye's former trainer Adam Booth said it was a fight that Valuev wanted; it was billed as David and Goliath. Haye weighed in at 217 pounds, almost 100 pounds less than his opponent. Haye v Valuev photos British challenger David Haye struts his stuff after entering the ring first for the WBA heavyweight title fight against Nikolay Valuev. Valuev, the previously unbeaten champion, sings the Russian national anthem before the fight as Haye looks on in his Union Jack shorts. Haye keeps on the move in the opening stages but neither fighter manages to land any notable blows.
Nikolai Valuev vs. David Haye, billed as 'David vs Goliath', was a professional boxing match contested on 7 November 2009 for the WBA heavyweight championship. Background. After regaining the WBA title with a unanimous decision over fellow former. David Haye v Nikolai Valuev: round-by-round David Haye shockwaves around the boxing world with a majority points win over 22st 7ft-tall giant Nikolai Valuev. David Haye vowed to 'party all night long' after upsetting Nikolai Valuev to take the WBA heavyweight title in Nuremberg. The 'Hayemaker' celebrated a majority points decision over the reigning.
Britain's David Haye put on a magnificent performance to claim the WBA heavyweight crown from Russian Nikolay Valuev in Nuremberg. Haye, 29, won by majority decision, winning the fight on two judges' scorecards, with the other judge scoring it even. After pulling out of a fight with IBF and WBO Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko in the summer, David Haye instead travels to Germany to challenge WBA Champion Nikolay Valuev for a piece of the title.
David Haye v Nikolay Valuev for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship Germany David Haye. had only recently entered the heavyweight division in boxing but had already agreed a deal to fight Nikolay Valuev for the WBA Heavyweight title.. Arranging such a fight had been as a surprise by many in the boxing world. First, pundits and fans were wondering whether he was deserving of a shot? David Haye managed to win a majority decision in Germany today, beating Nikolai Valuev for the WBA heavyweight title in a typically boring Valuev bout that may have finally rid the division of the.
David Haye produced a punch-perfect performance to cut Russian giant Nikolai Valuev down to size and win the WBA heavyweight title in Germany tonight with a majority decision points victory. ESPN's Dan Rafael wrote 'you can make more of a legitimate argument that Holyfield won all 12 rounds than you can make one that Valuev claimed at least seven to take the fight.' Aftermath. Valuev would go on to face former unified cruiserweight champion David Haye, losing via a majority decision and retiring three days later.
Sportblog David Haye must land body blows to cut Nikolai Valuev down to size Kevin Mitchell: The giant Russian is the culmination of a trend for outsize heavyweights but his terrifying physique. Sport > More Sports > Others Nikolay Valuev: Goliath v David The 'Beast from the East' is seven feet tall and is said to have killed a wild boar with his bare hands. His British challenger has a.
The tale of the tape has been well-told: Nikolai Valuev, the WBA heavyweight champion, is nine inches bigger, seven stone heavier and has an eight-inch reach advantage over his opponent David Haye. 2320: Right, that's it from me. Thanks for your company and, once again, congratulations David on becoming the new WBA heavyweight champion of the world. 2315: I must admit I thought Valuev was going to nick that one. Don't get me wrong, Haye fought well and landed the more eye-catching punches, but. Two-time and reigning World Boxing Association heavyweight champion Nikolai “The Russian Giant” Valuev isn’t letting constant trash- talking by 3-time world cruiserweight champion David “The Haymaker” Haye get into his head as he makes final preparations for Saturday’s “David vs. Goliath” world title fight being broadcast in North America live on Pay-Per-View from Nuremberg.
Nikolay Valuev vs David Haye (Highlights) Nikolay Valuev (50-1-0) vs David Haye (22-1-0) World Boxing Association World Heavyweight Title 2009-11-07. They've built this one up as David v Goliath and it's easy to see why. Britain's David Haye stands 11 inches shorter and seven stones lighter than his Russian opponent, the WBA world champion. David Deron Haye is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2002 to 2018. He held multiple world championships in two weight classes, and was t...
Haye relishes underdog role in 'David and Goliath' fight with Nikolai Valuev Donald McRae Londoner looks ahead to Saturday's WBA heavyweight title fight in Germany and back at his frustrations. DAVID HAYE was smashed into early retirement by Tony Bellew on Saturday night. The one-time Liverpool doorman called time on the former world heavyweight champion’s career with a brutal barrage.
David Haye v Nikolai Valuev: what they say WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev has dismissed the threat posed by Britain's David Haye ahead of their title fight in Germany on Saturday, but. Haye v Valuev photos Nikolay Valuev (left) and Britain's David Haye will meet at the Nuremberg Arena, Germany on 7 November for the Russian's WBA heavyweight crown. Predictably, the fight has been dubbed David v Goliath . The 28-year-old Haye will be giving up almost a foot in height to the 7ft 2in Valuev, and seven stone in weight. However, there have been greater height and weight.
David Haye vs Enzo Maccarinelli (WBC,WBA,WBO & Ring Magazine World Cruiserweight Championships) - Duration: 9:41. David Haye 906,954 views Round 12: Valuev, who has been one-dimensional, is rocked midway through the round.Haye wobbles him with a massive left. The Russian is all over the place, his legs have gone, but Haye cannot finish him off. The Russian clears his head but another two-punch combination rocks the giant Russian. Follow David Haye (@mrdavidhaye) to never miss photos and videos they post.
David Haye v Nikolai Valuev: Statistics of a boxing mismatch. David Haye faces a giant challenge as he faces WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev in Nuremberg tomorrow. David Haye v Nikolai Valuev: speed the key as Briton aims to topple the 'Russian Giant' David Haye must get inside Nikolai Valuev's defences, do damage with his quick fists, and then get out out. Britain’s David Haye will try to beat Russian giant Nikolay Valuev in a WBA Heavyweight title match Saturday night (November 7). Standing at 7 feet and 2 inches, Valuev is the tallest and heaviest boxer in history. This is like a David and Goliath match and will definitely test Haye’s capabilities as a boxer.
It might be stating the bleeding obvious, but 10 years later the most striking thing about David Haye’s world heavyweight title fight with Nikolai Valuev remains their absurd difference in size. A friend of Hayemaker Productions sent us this great highlight reel of David's career to date. We hope you enjoy... To find out more about the Hayemaker visit. WWW.HAYEMAKER.COM.