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Haye vs Chisora Results: Both Fighters Say Beef Is History After Saturday's Fight

Dereck Chisora and David Haye say their grudge was ended in the ring on Saturday. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
Dereck Chisora and David Haye say their grudge was ended in the ring on Saturday. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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David Haye and Dereck Chisora both say that their feud has ended after Saturday's fight at Upton Park, where Haye scored a fifth round TKO win in front of a massive crowd at the football stadium.

Haye said:

"Whatever beef I had with Dereck before the fight is over now from my side and I hope it's vice versa. After sharing a ring with Dereck I have a new found respect for the man. I had respect for his boxing ability but I never believed he could be as good as he was tonight. He raised his game."

Chisora agreed:

"The beef is over for me as well...now we can eat in the same restaurants and go in the same clubs. After the fight we made up. It was a great fight and everything is done. Now I'm £20,000 down, but a bet is a bet."

For those who may have missed it, the two made a £20,000 bet before the fight, that if either man was knocked out, he would have to pay up, with the money going to a charity of the other man's choosing.

As I said in the preview, in the end, it was really just another fight. It was one with great atmosphere, a lot of pre-fight controversy, and then it was just a standard fight in the ring. Khan-Garcia was dirtier than Haye-Chisora.

And now that it's over, we move on. Chisora (15-4, 9 KO) really needs to add something to his game, I feel, and he's got some time to do that. He's got a real fighter's mentality and can take some shots, but he's gotten very predictable. With plenty of video on him now, in fights against notable opponents, I think he's become really easy to prepare for, and needs to become more dynamic if he hopes to stay relevant in the division.

Haye (26-2, 24 KO) is back with a bang, whether or not BoxRec wants to acknowledge that this happened, and could do a lot, or he could slink off and wait around for something he wants again. That doofus Manuel Charr showed up to the post-fight press conference and was basically laughed out of the room by Haye and by the media, but I mean, I guess if Charr beats Vitali Klitschko, there's money in Haye-Charr. Charr-Haye. Whatever.

(Charr won't be beating Vitali Klitschko.)