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Boxing - Haye fined for misconduct around Bellew fight
June 14, 2017 / 6:14 PM / 4 months ago

Boxing - Haye fined for misconduct around Bellew fight

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s boxing body fined former world heavyweight champion David Haye 25,000 pounds on Wednesday for his conduct in the build-up to his defeat by underdog Tony Bellew in London last March.

FILE PHOTO: Britain Boxing - David Haye v Tony Bellew - O2 Arena, London - 4/3/17 David Haye after the fight Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic

“Mr. Haye admitted that his behaviour amounted to misconduct and brought boxing into disrepute,” the British Boxing Board of Control said in a statement.

The buildup to the fight had been marked by intense news conferences and heated trash-talk between the two British fighters.

Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Toby Davis

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