By Brianne Tolj For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 02:52 GMT, 2 January 2018 | Updated: 02:52 GMT, 2 January 2018
An alleged one punch attack has left a young father fighting for his life.
Haydn Butcher, 31, was celebrating New Year's Eve with his girlfriend at The Lakes Hotel on the NSW Central Coast when a fight broke out in the early hours of Monday morning, according to The Daily Telegraph.
After the altercation, the father-of-one stepped outside and was allegedly punched once in the face by a 49-year-old man, who police say ran toward him.
Haydn Butcher (pictured), 31, is in critical