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Haye: I will assist brawl enquiries; HAYE SORRY FOR ACTIONS.

DAVID Haye Boxing career
David Haye aka "Hayemaker" was born 13 October 1980 and is a British boxer who fights in the Cruiserweight division.

Based in Bermondsey, England, Haye started out as an amateur winning a silver medal in the heavyweight division at the 2001 World
 says he will assist the boxing authorities in their enquiries into his brawl with fellow heavyweight Dereck Chisora in Munich on Saturday night.

The pair were involved in a bloody brawl following Chisora's points defeat to WBC WBC white blood cell; see leukocyte.

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 heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko Dr. Vitali Vladimirovich Klitschko (Ukrainian: Віталій Володимирович Кличко, , with German police releasing Chisora without charge and still hoping to speak to Haye, whose whereabouts are unknown.

Haye yesterday released a statement through his promoters in which he promised to co-operate with any investigation which takes place.

He said: "I realise I am no angel - and don't mind a bit of professional trash-talk to help raise boxing's profile - but, during my 21 years in the sport, I have never been involved in, or even witnessed, such a serious fracas.

"If requested, I shall happily assist the boxing authorities with any investigation they wish to launch and, ultimately, hope that all lessons learned from this incident will be implemented."

The statement does not specify Haye's whereabouts but the British fighter claimed he left Munich on Sunday morning Sunday Morning may refer to:
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 and it is understood he is back in Britain.

Haye claims the fracas was instigated by Chisora.

"Moments before declaring he wanted to go face-to-face with me, Chisora assured the gathered media that he would give me 'two slaps.' Chisora had, of course, already been shrouded in controversy that weekend," Haye's statement read. "Despite this, Chisora climbed down from the top table, removed his robe and then walked towards me, entourage in tow, in an aggressive manner. "I held my ground, but, unfortunately, he caused a serious disturbance to occur, something which threatened to damage the reputation of the sport we both love. "Regrettably, some members of his entourage also encouraged the chaos. Nevertheless, Chisora and I soon separated, brushed ourselves down and moved in opposite directions. The confrontation then reignited, however, and both (Chisora's trainer) Don Charles and (Haye's manager) Adam Booth became involved in the mess. Adam suffered a cut to the head. "Thankfully, it didn't take long for the ruckus to again settle down. It was then that I heard Chisora say he planned to 'shoot me dead.' "I decided to leave the venue and return to my hotel, a move which I hoped would defuse the situation. However, Chisora's team were staying at the same hotel as me and, in light of the threats Chisora had made in front of the world's media, it seemed far more appropriate for me and Adam to leave the hotel as quickly as possible. "Consequently, I left Munich on an earlier flight on Sunday morning and have been thinking about what happened ever since, as well as replaying the incident many times via YouTube. It goes without saying, I am bitterly disappointed to have been a part of what transpired on Saturday evening." Sports minister Hugh Robertson has called on the British Boxing Board of Control The British Boxing Board of Control is the governing body of professional boxing in the Britain (boxing in Northern Ireland is governed by the Boxing Union of Ireland. It was formed in 1929.

The Board is known for its unique scoring system.
 to implement a crackdown on boxing's violent excesses in the wake of the shameful clash between Chisora and Haye. Robertson said: "It was a disgrace - I was appalled. "If there is any suggestion that this is a commercial ploy to push up ratings and interest in a subsequent fight it only strengthens the argument for the BBBC BBBC Bromley by Bow Centre (pioneering regeneration project in the East End of London)
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 to take robust action and makes it clear that this is completely unacceptable."
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Geographic Code:4EUGE
Date:Feb 21, 2012
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