David Haye: Beaten boxer undergoes Achilles surgery

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 4:03pm by admin

British boxers David Haye (left) and Tony Bellew exchange blows during their heavyweight bout at the O2 arena in London, on March 4, 2017

David Haye has undergone surgical procedure on the Achilles tendon he ruptured throughout Saturday's heavyweight defeat through fellow Briton Tony Bellew, his representatives have announced.

David Haye has passed through surgical treatment on the Achilles tendon he ruptured right through Saturday’s heavyweight defeat with the aid of fellow Briton Tony Bellew, his representatives have announced.

Haye, 36, sustained the harm after slipping within the sixth spherical and fell to a surprise defeat within the 11th round when his corner threw the towel in after Bellew knocked him throughout the ropes.

"David underwent surgery to his right Achilles this afternoon, after completely rupturing the tendon all through Saturday evening’s fight with Tony Bellew," learn a statement from Haye’s representatives launched late on Sunday.

"David want to thank everybody for their many messages of give a boost to, as well as the team of workers at the hospital."

WBC cruiserweight champion Bellew, 34, has published he broke his hand early within the fight.

Bellew, who regarded in the 2015 ‘Rocky’ franchise movie ‘Creed’, has printed he’s making an allowance for retirement, but says an enormous-cash battle will be difficult to turn down.

"I don’t know how time and again more i will put my body and domestic through this," Bellew instructed BBC Radio 5 live.

requested whether or not he may retire, he replied: "it is an option. it’s one thing i’m interested by."

Bellew’s promoter Eddie Hearn said on Sunday that American WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and WBO champion Joseph Parker of recent Zealand were doable future opponents for the Liverpudlian.

"i’ve a lot of options," Bellew stated. "I don’t know what’s going to occur, but it’ll must be one thing special."

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