David "The Hayemaker" Haye is the current WBA world heavyweight champion and the former undisputed (WBA, WBC and WBO) world cruiserweight champion. On 2nd July 2011 he fights Wladimir Klitchko for the undisputed world heavyweight crown, and has always maintained that he will retire from the sport on his 31st birthday (13th October 2011).
Haye is one of British boxing's most celebrated and successful ring champions of the modern era and has won twenty-four of twenty-five professional fights. He has twice been shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality of the Year and is now recognised as the face of British and world boxing.
This is the authorised story of how Haye reached this point, and details the ten-year rise of the boxer, from precocious World Amateur Championship silver medallist to his current position as WBA heavyweight champion of the world. Crafted over an eight-year period by close confidant Elliot Worsell, Making Haye offers behind-the-scenes, never-before-told insights into some of the most pivotal ring wars of David's turbulent professional boxing career.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2012