David Haye confirms he'll fight before the end of the year

The former WBA heavyweight champion tweeted to say he would be back in the ring on December 10

David Haye

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British boxer David Haye has confirmed that he will fight again this year and returns to the ring against a yet-to-be-named opponent on December 10.

Haye, 35, has fought twice so far this year recording TKO victories against Mark de Mori and Arnold Gjergjaj in January and May respectively.

He tweeted on Wednesday evening: "Here's a small update. I'm fit, healthy & will be back in the ring on 10 Dec 2016. Opponent to be announced very soon. You'll be happy!"

Haye made his return to the ring this year after a four-year hiatus following a victory over rival Derek Chisora.

Sky Sports report that Shannon Briggs is being lined up as a possible opponent for Haye, with the pair having enjoyed a long running feud and even fought on the same card in May.

Briggs even took to social media after the announcement to publicly express his interest in taking the fight.

He tweeted: How many people want to @TheCannonBriggs vs @mrdavidhaye throw down? #LETSGOCHAMP #LETSGOCHAMP