For months, they talked the talk. Moments ago, they finally walked the walk as David Haye and Dereck Chisora settled their differences inside the ring at Upton Park, West Ham, London in one of the most eagerly anticipated all-British fights in recent years. After 5 rounds of action, it was former heavyweight champion David Haye who came out on top, using his superior boxing skills and experience to easily keep his distance and pick apart Chisora, dropping him twice before the referee called a halt to the action. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results.
Both fighters take the center of the ring. Haye gets in a left hook to the body. Chisora sneaks in a left hook. Haye lands a right. A couple jabs land for Haye, who is content to pick Chisora apart from the outside. Chisora pressing forward. Nice jab lands for Chisora. A few more jabs land for Haye. Left hook to the body lands for Haye. Chisora not active enough as he looks to land bombs. Round to Haye just based on activity.
Haye 10 Chisora 9
They trade a few jabs. Chisora looks like he's ready to press the action a little bit more. Haye gets a left to the body. Nice 1-2 lands for Haye. Anothe right hand lands for Haye. Haye rakes him with another right. Chisora just walking in and not doing anything. Right hand lead lands for Haye. Chisora misses with some wild punches. Now a right gets in for Chisora. They wrestle on the inside. Jab lands for Haye. Chisora gets in a 1-2 to the body. Round to Haye.
Haye 20 Chisora 18
Nice combo lands for Chisora to start the round. Haye digs to the body. Right hand from Haye blasts through the guard of Chisora. Solid right hand lands for Haye, who is boxing from angles on the outside. Chisora comes in with a wild combo that misses. Another right hand lands for Haye. They trade some shots on the inside. Chisora lands a right. Haye gets in a short right hook. And a left hook gets in at the end for Chisora. Round for Haye though.
Haye 30 Chisora 27
Short right lands for Chisora. Haye pumps his jab in his face. 1-2 lands for Chisora, but Haye answers with an uppercut and a right. Chisora covers up in the corner. Haye lands some jabs. Chisora fires back with a 1-2. Nice left hook lands for Haye. Overhand right lands for Haye. Stiff jab lands for Chisora. They wrestle on the inside. Right hand lands for Haye. Again, another round for Haye just based on activity.
Haye 40 Chisora 36
Chisora gets in a left hook to the body. Right hand lands for Haye. Haye just backing up looking to catch Chisora coming in. SOLID right hand lands for Haye. Anothe right lands for Haye. Chisora digs another left to the body. Chisora walking him down, but again not throwing much. SOLID left hook and a right hand lands for Haye and Chisora is down. He takes the count. Haye jumps on him and lands an uppercut. Another right hand lands for Haye and a left, and another right and a left and Chisora is down again. He takes the count. That's it. It's over. The ref calls a halt to the action.
THE WINNER BY WAY OF TKO AT 2:59 OF ROUND 5....DAVID HAYE