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51Jun19steeds.jpgMicky Steeds needs to "knuckle down and get serious" about his boxing career if he's to make a lasting impression on the cruiserweight division.

That's the view of his manager Mark Roe after the Isle of Dogs boxer lost a close contest against Terry Dunstan at York Hall last Friday.

ff-sept18-heavyweightWEB.jpgDAVID Haye is heading back to The O2 for his next bout, although his biggest fight at the moment is to find an opponent.

The Bermondsey-born boxer will make his heavyweight debut at the North Greenwich venue on November 15 after conquering the cruiserweight division, where he was undisputed world champion.

But the 28-year-old is having problems finding a top-class boxer willing to face him.

Two un-named Americans have pulled out and a third, JD Chapman, was due to be unveiled at a press conference on Tuesday.

68apr24steeds.jpgIT WAS 13th time lucky for Micky Steeds as he made his long-awaited return to the ring.

The Isle of Dogs boxer beat the veteran Paul Bonson on Friday night (April 19), in what was his 13th professional bout, after almost a year out of the fight game.

“I’m glad to have got that one out of the way,? said Steeds. “I’m pleased it wasn’t unlucky. It was a tough fight but it’s what I needed after a year out, so I’m happy.?

It was Steeds’ first fight since last May, and only his second at cruiserweight, having moved down from the heavyweight division.