Speaking to the South London Press on Wednesday, David Haye predicted he will floor Tyson Fury “for the count.”
"If I hit Tyson he's not only going down - he's going down for the count,” said Haye, 32, a former WBA heavyweight champion. “He's not going to be able to get up when these Hayemakers rain down on him, no way."
Haye (26-2, 24 KOs) will throw fists with the 25-year-old Fury (21-0, 15 KOs) on September 28 at the Manchester Arena in North West England.
An arrogant loudmouth who was reinstated to compete by the WBC last summer, the 6-foot-3, 212 pound Haye returned from “retirement” in July 2012 and earned an exciting fifth round TKO triumph over Dereck “Del Boy” Chisora.
Prior to tussling with Chisora (15-4, 9 KOs), the brash bloke hadn’t fought since a pathetically pink showing against Wladimir Klitschko in July 2011.
Conversely, the 6-foot-9, 257 pound Fury most recently exited the squared circle on April 20 with a seventh round knockout victory over American Steve Cunningham.
In comparison to other pugilists in the substandard heavyweight division, the two Brits have some talent and are exciting to watch perform.
Ultimately, in a seesaw and rugged battle, expect David Haye to send Tyson Fury “down for the count” this autumn in the “Rainy City."
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