WATCH: Tony Bellew beats David Haye with fifth-round stoppage
Last Updated: 06/05/18 9:27am
Tony Bellew produced a dominant performance to stop British rival David Haye in the fifth round of their heavyweight rematch on Saturday night.
Both men enjoyed early success in the opening two rounds but it was Bellew who landed the first decisive blow of the fight - flooring Haye with a well-timed left-right combination in the third round.
Bellew halts Haye again
Tony Bellew stopped David Haye in the fifth round of their explosive rematch.
Haye looked unsteady as he returned to his feet and was sent to the canvas for a second time moments later after another flurry of shots from the Merseysider.
Bellew maintained his pressure in the fourth and then delivered a pinpoint left hook in the fifth round which floored Haye for a third time in the fight.
Haye defiantly rose to his feet but was swiftly placed under an intense barrage of punches from Bellew, prompting referee Howard Foster to end the fight with 50 seconds remaining in the round.
Click the video at the top of the page to watch highlights of Bellew vs Haye II.