The success of Nicola Adams in the London 2012 Olympics has been credited with getting more women into the ring.
Haye's trainer Adam Booth says that he is in "frightening shape" ahead of his match against Dereck Chisora at Upton Park on Saturday.
Londoner Anthony Joshua, a Team GB boxer, picked up his official Olympic kit this week.
Former world heavyweight champion David Haye knocked out his British rival Dereck Chisora in the fifth round last night at Upton Park.
The fight had been arranged after the two brawled at a press conference in February. But both fighters said that the feud was now over. Haye now hopes to challenge WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko.
Our reporter Toby Sadler is at the press conference, which boxers David Haye and Dereck Chisora are due to attend together.
The journalists are waiting for the heavyweights to arrive, but note the fence!
The Luxembourg Boxing Federation have issued legal proceedings against the British Boxing Board of Control in the latest twist in the row over the decision to stage a controversial bout between British heavyweights David Haye and Dereck Chisora.
The fight, due to take place at Upton Park in east London on July 14, has been sanctioned by the Luxembourg federation, with neither Haye nor Chisora currently licensed by the BBBofC.
The British Olympic Association will announce the men and women boxers selected to Team GB today.
Among them is heavyweight Anthony Joshua from Watford who has already qualified and hopes to be picked for the team. He only started boxing 4 years ago when he moved to North London.
London boxers David Haye and Dereck Chisora made worldwide headlines when they brawled at a news conference in Germany.
The encounter disgraced their sport and led to one of them being banned.
Today it was announced that they will fight again, and this time inside the ring.
To get around Chisora's ban, the Promoter Frank Warren has enlisted the help of authorities in Luxembourg, even though the fight will be held at West Ham's football ground.
Rags Martel has this report.
David Haye and Dereck Chisora will go head to head at Upton Park on July 14 in a fight sanctioned by the Luxembourg Boxing Federation, according to reports.
The British heavyweight fighters hit the headlines for their conduct at a press conference after Chisora's WBC heavyweight title challenge against Vitali Klitschko in Munich on February 18.
Chisora slapped his opponent at the weigh-in and spat water at the Ukrainian's brother Wladimir just prior to the contest, before becoming embroiled in a brawl with Haye at the post-fight press conference.
Haye, meanwhile, relinquished his licence when he officially retired last October, three months after losing his WBA title to Wladimir Klitschko in Hamburg.
However, the grudge match looks set to go ahead after seemingly having been given the green light by the Luxembourg authorities.