Haye described the victory over Maccarinelli as "the final piece" in his cruiserweight jigsaw. Haye then defeated heavyweight Tony Bellew · Nikolai Valuev · Arnold Gjergjaj · Carl Thompson. David Haye offered a compelling argument on Tuesday as to why his move up to heavyweight in gives him huge advantages over Tony. David Haye has made the huge claim that he will be " heavyweight champion of the world once again" in a thank-you message to his fans. This navigation is new. B ellew, reasons Haye, has leapt up to heavyweight in an act of blind faith. Tony Bellew must decide if he can resist the heavyweight riches and walk away with nothing left to prove Oliver Brown. It's what I wanted to do since I can remember. Haye managed to make it to his feet, but his corner threw in the towel, giving Bellew a TKO win.