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David Haye in talks to face UFC star Jimi Manuwa

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Sure, why not.

David Haye vs Tony Bellew - Heavyweight Fight Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images

According to ESPN, former heavyweight beltholder David Haye is apparently considering the possibility of facing cage fighter Jimi Manuwa on the undercard of a prospective Mayweather-McGregor bout. Truthfully, I suppose if a fight like that belongs anywhere, that’s exactly where it should be.

UFC’s Manuwa called out Haye for a clash immediately following his first round knockout of Cory Anderson, saying in front of London’s O2 Arena:

"David Haye, let's do this. We're two of the hardest hitters in London. I think that the fight makes sense.

"Conor wants to fight Mayweather, why not have me against David Haye on the same card?"

Haye, who is currently recovering from a torn achilles suffered in a loss to Tony Bellew, reportedly answered by saying:

"Yeah we have heard from Manuwa's management and UFC so it is something that we are looking at at the moment. Obviously it is a little way off being confirmed. But it is a fight that would unify a lot of the fans from both UFC and boxing and make a mega event."

I really don’t think much about these cross-code fights, but hey, if we’re going to hold a Mayweather-McGregor circus then we might as well do it big, up and down the card. Therefore I would like to nominate Clarissa Shields taking on Ronda Rousey in the opener. It just seems appropriate.

Who else should be fighting on the card?