Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/4/14

NUREMBERG, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 07: David Haye of England celebrates after defeating WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev of the Ukraine in their WBA heavyweight championship fight at the Nuernberger Versicherung Arena on November 7, 2009 in Nuremberg, Germany. Haye won the title after referee?s decision. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Heavyweight boxing is no stranger to controversy. As contenders jockey and tussle for what is arguably the most famed prize in sports - the heavyweight championship of the world - they can often struggle under the strain of public responsibility that is associated with being so close to such a monumental status. David Haye and Dereck Chisora are two such contenders. Or offenders. Dereck Chisora put up a valiant challenge back in February as he tried to wrest away part of the Klitschko brothers’ grip on the heavyweight world titles by facing off against the older of the two, Vitali. His brave effort was forgotten in the aftermath of the event, however. David Haye tried to scupper the post-fight press conference and divert attention on to a potential clash between himself and the elder brother, and then Chisora and Haye came skull to skull. The events that followed are now infamous and led to the revoking of Chisora’s boxing license for an undetermined period of time. Credit: Telegra...
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