David Haye comfortably out-boxed Joe Fournier to win a unanimous determination on his return to the ring on Saturday evening in Florida.
The previous cruiserweight and heavyweight world champion had ended his retirement of three years, aged 40, to step again between the ropes in opposition to a former good friend in a battle agreed whereas on vacation in Mykonos.
Over the eight-round length, Haye was in a position to simply hold Fournier at bay to emerge victorious and unscathed.
His earlier two fights, in 2017 and 2018, had been stoppage losses to Tony Bellew the place accidents performed an important function in his demise.
However Haye was in a position to roll the clock again even additional to imitate his prime, sporting trademark Union Jack shorts and ring-walking to ‘Ain’t No Stopping Us Now’ earlier than delivering a elegant efficiency.
The judges scored the battle extensively in Haye’s favour (79-72, 79-72, 80-71).
Donald Trump, the previous US president who was offering visitor commentary, stated throughout the battle: “Proper now, the viewers likes politics higher.”
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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk – IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles
Lawrence Okolie vs Dilan Prasovic – WBO cruiserweight title
Chris Eubank Jr vs Sven Elbir
David Avanesyan vs Liam Taylor – European welterweight title
Richard Riakpohre vs Krzysztof Twardowski
Mikael Lawal vs Steven Ward
Savannah Marshall vs Lolita Muzeya – WBO middleweight title
Hughie Fury vs Christian Hammer
Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight title