Boxer David Haye gets kicked off Sky Sports News today for using what they perceived as language on day time TV. Quite the afternoon for Mr. Haye all in all.
Today the first press conference between David Haye and Tony Bellew had to be ended early because of these chaotic scenes in the UK that saw Haye actually swing a left hook at Bellew in the face off.
He wasn’t done with just that mind you, as his post-press conference scuffle interview with the guys on Sky Sports News ended up getting pulled and Haye told to politely to go away by the presenter:
David Haye gets booted off day time TV:
LOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! HAYE CALLS BELLEW A BELLEND LIVE ON SKY SPORTS NEWS AND GETS KICKED OFF!!! ????????? pic.twitter.com/n5wQUpVoU6
— Strictly Boxing Fans (@BoxingBritain1) November 30, 2016
Yeah, this pay per view heavyweight fight already has all the controversial feel that I expected given the genuine disdain Haye and Bellew clearly have for one another, combined with the fact both men are rather extroverted chaps in the first place.
The bringing together of these two is likely to cause plenty of scenes and hype over the coming months.
From a boxing perspective, bookmakers are placing Haye as an early favorite.
We ran a Facebook live poll among our own readers recently on who they wanted to see win – which gave the following results: