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David Haye scheduled to face Arnold Gjergjaj on May 21

David Haye will be making his return in May when he faces Kosovo’s Arnold Gjergjaj in London.

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Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

David Haye (27-2, 25 KOs) is set to return to the ring on May 21st in London where he'll take on Arnold Gjergjaj (29-0, 21 KOs) of Kosovo. It's hard to say that Gjergjaj is much of a step up from Haye's last opponent in Mark De Mori, despite his undefeated record, seeing how he's only fought outside of Switzerland once in his career (which is not exactly a boxing hotbed). Needless to say, Gjergjaj doesn't have any notable names on his professional record.

Haye made his return to boxing in January after a three-and-a-half year layoff following his stoppage win over Dereck Chisora in July 2012. He comeback appeared to be successful from an economic standpoint as well, as he drew 16,000 fans to the O2 Arena for his bout against De Mori.

The silver lining in this fight is that Haye has reportedly announced that 10 percent of all ticket sales will be donated to Nick Blackwell, a fellow compatriot who suffered a brain bleed after losing to Chris Eubank Jr. this past weekend. Much respect to Haye for this move, as we could stand to see more generosity for fighters who suffer sever injuries in this brutal sport.

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