David Haye announced his retirement today as a professional boxer after 16 years.
Haye who turned pro in 2002 went on to capture the undisputed cruiserweight titles, becoming the first ever British boxer to unify the divisions WBA, WBC and WBO World Championships belts. He then stepped up to heavyweight and won the WBA Heavyweight title by defeating the giant Nikolay Valuev.
Haye will be remembered fondly for his achievements by the British boxing fans and he did it all with a certain glow and excitement that not many can match. Thanks for the memories Hayemaker enjoy your retirement from the ring and good luck in your future endeavours.
Full Statement by David Haye below