WATCH: “Knocked his soul out of his body” – David Haye and Derek Chisora went crazy in streets of Germany; fans react to resurfaced clip

Fans have come up with unique reactions to David Haye hitting Derek Chisora in Germany.


WATCH: “Knocked his soul out of his body” – David Haye and Derek Chisora went crazy in streets of Germany; fans react to resurfaced clip

David Haye punching Derek Chisora in altercation (credit- The Guardian)

The unexpected altercation between David Haye and Derek Chisora in Munich is a notable event in the world of boxing. Initially, Haye had positive remarks about Chisora’s bout against Vitali Klitschko. However, during a press conference, Haye, uninvited, became incensed and the situation quickly turned chaotic.

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Haye, wielding an apple juice bottle, struck Chisora, and the bottle broke in the process. Amid the chaos, Haye’s trainer, Adam Booth, suffered a scalp injury due to an accidental hit by a camera tripod. The brawl’s sudden and intense nature left the audience in shock, leading to speculation about the authenticity of the scuffle.

Subsequently, a fight between Haye and Chisora was arranged for July 14 at the Boleyn Ground Stadium. The fight announcement garnered mixed reactions, with support from figures like Ricky Hatton and Frank Warren, Chisora’s manager, but also faced criticism and potential license revocation threats from the WBC and other boxing authorities.

The ten-round fight was witnessed by a 30,000-strong crowd that was charged with intensity. Chisora made an entry similar to a “Gladiator,” and Haye entered to the tune of “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now.” Initially, Chisora exerted considerable pressure, but Haye ultimately prevailed, knocking Chisora down twice in the fifth round, winning by TKO.

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This victory marked the end of their rivalry, and in a surprising turn of events, Haye later became Chisora’s manager, indicating an unexpected partnership between the former rivals. Chisora went on to fight major fights, most notably against Tyson Fury.

Fans react to altercation video between David Haye and Derek Chisora

Boxing is not a sport for the faint-hearted. Violence takes place in the ring and sometimes it takes place outside too. Brutal fights between boxers are not a new thing for the sport. Hence fans love the bloody meetups.

David Haye with Derek Chisora
David Haye with Derek Chisora (credit- Sky Sports)

Recently a video of the infamous incident of David Haye hitting Derek Chisora has gone viral again. Fans are going ga-ga over recalling the incident that happened over a decade ago. Fight fans took to X to express their opinions:

However, the two have set their differences away and developed a close bond. They even came together professionally, and this time, not against each other. This is the spirit of boxing, no matter what happens in the ring, the journey starts anew after that. It may be the loneliest sport but outside, the opponents are not enemies but just rivals.

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