• Heavyweight

Haye not tempted by Price or Fury, wants Vitali

ESPN staff
December 26, 2012

David Haye has ruled out the possibility of an all-British heavyweight showdown against either Tyson Fury or David Price, saying Vitali Klitschko is the only man who can tempt him back into the ring.

Haye retired last year on his 31st birthday, but donned his gloves to inflict defeat upon Dereck Chisora in July.

The former WBA world champion has made no secret of his desperation to fight the elder Klitschko before calling time on his career.

But with the 41-year-old's future uncertain due to his political career, Haye insists Klitschko is the only opponent he wants to face and has no interest in fighting either Fury or Price, who look to be heading for a grudge match of their own.

"I'm waiting for the fight [Vitali] to happen," Haye told I Film London. If he wants the fight to happen.

"No disrespect to either of them [Fury and Price], they can probably go on to do great things, but I'm too old and too small. I want to fight Vitali. Vitali said he can knock me out. I want him to prove it."

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