Behind the scenes with David Haye ahead of his rematch with Tony Bellew

  • David Haye faces rival Tony Bellew in a heavyweight rematch on Saturday night 
  • Sportsmail has been given exclusive access to 37-year-old’s camp in fight week 
  • KEVIN QUIGLEY has been with Haye during the final days before the clash

Sportsmail Reporter

David Haye is just days away from his defining rematch with Tony Bellew – and Sportsmail has been alongside the heavyweight every step of the way as the clock ticks down to fight night.

Our photographer KEVIN QUIGLEY has been given exclusive access to the Hayemaker’s camp in the final days before he faces Bellew at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday night.

On Monday, we went behind-the-scenes as the 37-year-old made his way up to Liverpool for the first press conference of fight week.

Sportsmail has been given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to David Haye's camp

Sportsmail has been given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to David Haye's camp

Sportsmail has been given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to David Haye’s camp

The heavyweight shows off his ripped physique on his way up to Liverpool on Monday

The heavyweight shows off his ripped physique on his way up to Liverpool on Monday

The heavyweight shows off his ripped physique on his way up to Liverpool on Monday

Sportsmail's KEVIN QUIGLEY has been with Haye in the days leading up to fight night

Sportsmail's KEVIN QUIGLEY has been with Haye in the days leading up to fight night

Sportsmail’s KEVIN QUIGLEY has been with Haye in the days leading up to fight night

Sportsmail travelled with the heavyweight on the train, where he showed off his ripped physique – the result of months of hard graft in the gym under Ismael Salas.

The two heavyweights collide 14 months on from their first meeting, when Bellew shocked the world by stopping a badly-injured Haye in 11 rounds.

More than a year on — and after the rematch was rescheduled because Haye hurt his bicep — the former two-weight world champion has revenge on his mind.

The 37-year-old wore a hat that said as much as he and his entourage made their way to Bellew’s backyard for another fiery press conference.

Haye and his entourage made their way to Liverpool for a press conference on Monday

Haye and his entourage made their way to Liverpool for a press conference on Monday

Haye and his entourage made their way to Liverpool for a press conference on Monday

The 37-year-old catches up on some sleep as he heads up north to face his bitter rival

The 37-year-old catches up on some sleep as he heads up north to face his bitter rival

The 37-year-old catches up on some sleep as he heads up north to face his bitter rival

The heavyweight has undergone months of gruelling training ahead of Saturday's showdown

The heavyweight has undergone months of gruelling training ahead of Saturday's showdown

The heavyweight has undergone months of gruelling training ahead of Saturday’s showdown

Haye poses for photographs with supporters after arriving in Liverpool on Monday 

Haye poses for photographs with supporters after arriving in Liverpool on Monday 

Haye poses for photographs with supporters after arriving in Liverpool on Monday 

When the two fighters came face-to-face in front of a predictably pro-Bellew crowd, Bomber warned Haye that his career would be over with another defeat.

But Haye, who could barely walk for much of their first fight after hurting his achilles, has predicted he will avenge his defeat in devastating fashion. 

‘It may not be early. It may be very late. I might aim to do something I’ve never done before. I always aim to take people out early but I might try something different,’ he said.

‘It will be a knockout, TKO, referee stoppage or the towel will come in. He will not hear the final bell.’

The Hayemaker changed into a suit as he prepared to come face-to-face with Bellew

The Hayemaker changed into a suit as he prepared to come face-to-face with Bellew

The Hayemaker changed into a suit as he prepared to come face-to-face with Bellew

The two heavyweights are just days away from a highly-anticipated rematch at the O2 Arena

The two heavyweights are just days away from a highly-anticipated rematch at the O2 Arena

The two heavyweights are just days away from a highly-anticipated rematch at the O2 Arena

The 37-year-old drank from a 'I love Liverpool' mug during Monday's press conference

The 37-year-old drank from a 'I love Liverpool' mug during Monday's press conference

The 37-year-old drank from a ‘I love Liverpool’ mug during Monday’s press conference

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