David Haye targets Tyson Fury after defeating Joe Fournier in comeback fight

By PA Sport Staff & David Flett

Former cruiserweight and heavyweight boxing world champion David Haye came out of retirement and scored a points win over Joe Fournier.

The Hayemaker, 40, took on Fournier on the undercard of the bout between 58-year-old former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

It had been more than three years since Haye lost to Tony Bellew at the O2 Arena in London where he was defeated by a technical knockout in round five.

All three judges scored in favour of Haye over eight rounds, two by 79-72 and a third 80-71.

In his post-fight interview, Haye said: “There’s one fighter I’d come back to professional boxing for. That’s Tyson Fury.

“That big fat dosser, I know his kryptonite, I know what he can’t handle.

Tyson Fury was called a "big fat dosser" by David Haye after the latter won his comeback fight against Joe Fournier. The 40-year-old Haye is now hoping to meet fellow Brit Fury in the ring (PA Wire/PA Images)

“He wants a fight? The Hayemaker will come for you.

"When Tyson Fury really wants a challenge… the fans want to see it, the fans want to see Tyson Fury facing someone who can knock him out.”

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