Haye v Bellew: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Both men have been knocked out once before. Bellew got tagged and was finished off by power-puncher Adonis Stevenson at light-heavy in 2013, while Haye got nailed by a 40-year-old Carl Thompson inside five rounds at cruiserweight in 2004. Both fighters to be knocked down - 7.00.

9. David Haye has gone 12 rounds only three times in his career while Tony Bellew is a seasoned 12-round fighter having gone the distance eight times. Bellew to win on points is 17.00.

8. Twenty-two of Haye’s 26 knock-out wins have come inside five rounds, and Bellew has been floored inside the opening four rounds on five occasions. Haye to win inside round 1-6 is 1.62.

7. Bellew has reportedly undergone a 12-week training camp in preparation for the fight, compared to Haye’s five-week programme. The fight is 4.50 to go the distance.

6. The pair have boxed 322 rounds in total between them as pros, but Haye has boxed just three rounds in the last four and a half years. Bellew is 5.00 to win by any method.

5. This will be Haye’s fifth headline show at the O2 in London. He has won all previous four by knockout, but Bellew also has fond memories of this venue, winning on points in both appearances so far. Haye is 1.25 to win by stoppage.

4. Although this is Bellew’s first heavyweight contest as a professional, he is not entirely new to the weight having boxed in this division as an amateur, successfully so. Bellew is 7.50 to stop Haye.

3. Bellew’s trainer, Dave Coldwell, was once a part of Haye’s backroom team and may therefore have inside knowledge with which to exploit. Bellew to win inside rounds 7-12 is 17.00.

2. Haye weighed in substantially heavier (16st 9oz to Bellew’s 15st 3lbs 8oz) the day before fight night. Haye is 7.00 to be knocked down and win.

1. At 198cm, Haye boasts a potentially significant reach advantage over Bellew (188cm). Haye is 29.00 to win within the opening minute.