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David Haye Record

Total Fights32
Title Wins5
Title Defenses3
Title-Fight KOs4
KO Wins26
KO Losses3
David Haye Record & Stats
Bermondsey, London, England
“The Hayemaker”
Oct 13, 1980
Dec 8, 2002
Title Fights
26 (81.3%)
191 cm
198 cm
Ape Index
7 cm
Last Fight
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David Haye's Record
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      What is David Haye's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 15 years and four months, David Haye fought 32 times with 28 wins and 4 losses.

      Haye retired from professional boxing with a record of 28-4, which included five world-title wins and three successful title defense fights at two weight classes — cruiserweight and heavyweight. He had a 81.3% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 26 of his total 32 fights being knockout wins, four of which were in title fights. Haye suffered three knockout losses, none of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 5th round TKO defeat to Tony Bellew on May 5, 2018.

      Some of Haye's best fights and notable victories include wins over Enzo Maccarinelli, Jean-Marc Mormeck, Nikolai Valuev, Audley Harrison, Monte Barrett, Glen Kelly, and John Ruiz.

      32May 5, 201837Tony BellewLossTKO5
      31Mar 4, 201736Tony BellewLossTKO11
      30May 21, 201635Arnold GjergjajWinTKO2
      29Jan 16, 201635Mark de MoriWinTKO1
      28Jul 14, 201231Derek ChisoraWinTKO5
      27Jul 2, 201130Wladimir KlitschkoLoss *UD
      26Nov 13, 201030Audley HarrisonWin *TKO3
      25Apr 3, 201029John RuizWin *TKO9
      24Nov 7, 200929Nikolai ValuevWin *MD
      23Nov 15, 200828Monte BarrettWinTKO5
      22Mar 8, 200827Enzo MaccarinelliWin *TKO2
      21Nov 10, 200727Jean-Marc MormeckWin *TKO7
      20Apr 27, 200726Tomasz BoninWinTKO1
      19Nov 17, 200626Giacobbe FragomeniWinTKO9
      18Jul 21, 200625Ismail AbdoulWinUD
      17Mar 24, 200625Lasse JohansenWinTKO8
      16Dec 16, 200525Alexander GurovWinKO1
      15Oct 14, 200525Vincenzo RossittoWinTKO2
      14Mar 4, 200524Glen KellyWinTKO2
      13Jan 21, 200524Garry DelaneyWinRTD3
      12Dec 10, 200424Valeri SemiskurWinKO1
      11Sep 10, 200423Carl ThompsonLossTKO5
      10May 12, 200423Arthur WilliamsWinTKO3
      9Mar 20, 200423Hastings RasaniWinTKO1
      8Nov 14, 200323Tony DowlingWinTKO1
      7Sep 26, 200322Lolenga MockWinTKO4
      6Aug 1, 200322Greg Scott-BriggsWinKO1
      5Jul 15, 200322Vance WinnWinTKO1
      4Mar 18, 200322Phil DayWinTKO2
      3Mar 4, 200322Roger BowdenWinTKO1
      2Jan 24, 200322Saber ZairiWinTKO4
      1Dec 8, 200222Tony BoothWinRTD2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      David Haye (The Hayemaker) is a 43-year old retired British professional boxer. He was born in Bermondsey, London, England on October 13, 1980. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 2002 to 2018.

      Haye made his professional boxing debut against Tony Booth at the age of 22 on December 8, 2002, defeating Booth via 2nd round RTD. He went on to win 9 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 9 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on November 10, 2007 after 20 professional fights, against Jean-Marc Mormeck for the cruiserweight WBA (Unified), WBC, and The Ring titles. He defeated Mormeck via 7th round TKO to become the cruiserweight champion of the world.

      David Haye was a two-time unified cruiserweight world champion, and has won five world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Haye's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Haye had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title rematch against fellow British boxer Tony Bellew on May 5, 2018. Haye lost the fight via 5th round TKO. It's been 5 years, 9 months, and 27 days since this fight.


      Haye had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning five world titles and three successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      David Haye fought for world titles in four fights and won three of these fights, two of these victories coming via way of stoppage. In total, he won five belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Nov 7, 2009Nikolai ValuevHeavyweightWBAMD
      Mar 8, 2008^Enzo MaccarinelliCruiserweightWBOTKO
      Nov 10, 2007^Jean-Marc MormeckCruiserweightWBA (Unified), WBC, The RingTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Defenses

      David Haye had four world-title defense fights across two weight classes — cruiserweight and heavyweight (x3). He won three of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Nov 13, 2010Audley HarrisonHeavyweightWBATKO
      Apr 3, 2010John RuizHeavyweightWBATKO
      Mar 8, 2008^Enzo MaccarinelliCruiserweightWBA (Undisputed), WBC, The RingTKO
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      David Haye lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jul 2, 2011Wladimir KlitschkoHeavyweightWBAUD


      Haye fought a total of 32 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.

      • November 10, 2007: Haye becomes a unified cruiserweight world champion by beating Jean-Marc Mormeck via 7th round TKO, in his first world-title fight. He now holds the WBA (Unified), WBC, and The Ring cruiserweight world-champion belts.

      • March 8, 2008: Haye becomes a unified cruiserweight world champion by beating Enzo Maccarinelli via 2nd round TKO. He now holds the WBA (Undisputed), WBC, The Ring, and WBO cruiserweight world-champion belts.

      • November 15, 2008: David Haye beats Monte Barrett via 5th round TKO.

      • November 7, 2009: Haye wins the WBA heavyweight title from Nikolai Valuev, by beating Valuev via 12 round majority decision.

      • April 3, 2010: Haye successfully defends the WBA heavyweight title against John Ruiz, winning the fight via 9th round TKO.

      • November 13, 2010: Haye successfully defends the WBA heavyweight title against Audley Harrison, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.

      • July 14, 2012: David Haye beats Derek Chisora via 5th round TKO.


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