Photo credit: David Clerihew (Men’s Health)
With yet another David Haye comeback appearing on the horizon I’m always nudged to remember the night he lost his unbeaten record. It is staggering to consider 13 years have lapsed since Carl Thompson did what Carl always did better than anyone – survive a shelling and then win by stoppage. It was a pulsating evening, hotly anticipated and perhaps the beginning of the golden era we are now enjoying. For without Audley, Haye, Hatton and Amir, none of the current popularity, nor crop of Amateur starlets may ever have materialised.
David Payne reports from Ringside
Veteran cruiserweight Carl Thompson tore up the script last night, knocking out British boxing pin-up David Haye in the fifth round of a tumultuous, absorbing and…. Continue reading “Archive: Old man Thompson stops Unbeaten Haye in 5”