Date: 21st November 2017 at 7:35am
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All those eagerly looking forward to the re-match between Tony Bellew and David Haye in December, will, unfortunately, have to wait a little longer.

News broke yesterday that David Haye had suffered s freak injury in training meaning that he cannot commit to the 17th December bout at the O2 Arena in London.

Instead, it is expected that the fight will now take place next year, either on 24 March or 5 May.

Explaining how his ?freak? injury happened, Haye issued a statement that reads,

‘After a freak accident during a stair conditioning session, which I’ve done with no incident hundreds of times, I lost my footing and slipped.

‘I instinctively grabbed the banister to stop myself toppling down the stairwell. In doing so I somehow managed to damage my biceps.

‘I underwent a procedure to repair it; this was pretty straightforward and my doctor and physiotherapist have no doubt that not only will I make a full recovery but will be able to be back in the gym to start my arm rehabilitation in two weeks.

‘I would like to apologise to Tony, his family and his training team, as well as all our fans who have been left disappointed.’

Bitterly disappointing news for all those who were looking forward to the fight, but injuries, unfortunately, happen!