David Haye has been fined £25,000 for his behaviour in the lead-up to his heavyweight clash with Tony Bellew.
The Hayemaker was typically outspoken in the build-up to the fight, which eventually came to blows during one press conference.
The 36-year-old graphically described the injuries he was hoping to inflict on the Liverpudlian. And at a British Boxing Board of Control meeting on Wednesday, he admitted his comments brought boxing into disrepute.
The BBBoC statement read: ‘The stewards of the British Boxing Board of Control considered the behaviour and comments made by boxer David Haye for his contest with Tony Bellew on the 4th March 2017 at the O2 Arena, London at their board meeting on Wednesday, 14th June 2017.
‘Mr Haye admitted that his behaviour amounted to misconduct and brought boxing into disrepute.
‘The stewards fined Mr Haye the sum of £25,000.00.’
Haye also called supporters of his fellow heavyweight ‘f****** retards’ in response to their taunts, some of which he claimed to be racist.
A BBBoC statement in March revealed Haye had apologised for his comments and even made a donation to charity.
Culled from Mail
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