Haye claims three cruiserweight titles

Martin Rogers
Yahoo! Sports

LONDON -- Round-by-round coverage of David Haye's WBA, WBC and WBO cruiserweight unification title win over Enzo Maccarinelli in London on Saturday night.

MARTIN ROGERS' UNOFFICIAL SCORECARD

Round

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

Total

David Haye

10

W

Enzo Maccarinelli

9

TKO

ROUND 1
A very cagey opening as both men look to stay out of trouble in the early stages. A stumble from Haye in the first minute gets the Welsh supporters excited – but the blow caught Haye on the hands and was not a telling strike. Haye got into his stride toward the end of the round, crouching low to deliver two nasty blows to the mid-section.
Rogers scores it 10-9, Haye

ROUND 2
Pre-fight predictions suggested Haye would have the advantage in the early rounds – and that was borne out. Haye made his mark with a stunning overhand right at 1:36 that was to prove the crucial blow. Maccarinelli was clearly hurt and was powerless to prevent the onslaught that followed. The Englishman then moved in with a brutal flurry – and Maccarinelli had no answer. Haye sent him to the canvas with a right-left combination and as Big Macc staggered to his feet and stumbled around the ring referee, John Keane had no option but to call things to a halt.

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