Will Hayes ego allow him to stay retired?
By Dan Henderson: David Haye has always claimed he would retire on his 31st birthday and he kept his word and retired but the question on a lot of peoples lips is will David Haye’s ego allow him to stay retired?
Many people will remember David for his bad night against Wladimir Klitschko in Germany in which he lost his WBA Heavyweight title which for me is a sad thought as he had some memorable nights especially at Cruiserweight where I feel he is the second best Cruiserweight of all time after Evander Holyfield but that is just my opinion its up to you whether you agree with me or not.
Back to the matter at hand will David stay retired I’m not sure could he be tempted with a big money offer to fight Vitali Klitschko as the Heavyweight division is so poor that David is still the biggest money earning fight for either Klitschko. I think it all depends on David if he is happy with his lifestyle and whether he would want another crack at a Klitschko.
If we took a look back at Hayes career then we would remember the good times for instance the fight against Mormeck where he climbed up of the canvas to win and we should all remember the fight against Enzo Macranelli which was an explosive victory for David which cemented him as the best Cruiserweight at the time. People will go back to the shambles of a fight against Audley Harrison but I must say it was not Hayes fault that Harrison wouldn’t fight. You could also mention the fight against Nikolai Valuev which wasn’t pretty but he got the job done against a man who was a lot bigger than Haye and a fighter the Klitschkos never faced.
All in all I’m very disappointed that Haye will be remembered for the fight against Wladimir and not for his other achievements and I think that if there was enough money offered then I think Davids ego would get the better of him and he would come out of retirement but once again this is just my opinion.