Matthew Macklin says he and David Haye will return from Germany triumphant over the coming fortnight as both men attempt to wrest world titles from longstanding champions in the Central European country.
Well maybe not so much UFC moves but here’s a video from David Haye’s open training session showing some of the Hayemaker’s gym work for his impending dual with 6ft 5in fellow heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. Shot by the boys at Sportsvibe.co.uk, the clip captures Haye comfortably laid out on the canvas while strength and conditioning coach Ruben Tabares looks like he’s trying to apply an arm lock.
Haye who is not afraid of ruffling a few feathers in the build up to a fight was surprised how much fans took to Wladimir over his charm offensive during the media drive for the fight.
British tennis No1 Andy Murray has credited a pep talk with WBA heavyweight champion David Haye for getting him mentally ready for Wimbledon.
The Scot was on the ropes following a crushing loss to Novak Djokovic in the Final of the Australian Open in January but revealed a chat with the boxer, who is preparing for his own showdown with fellow heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko, helped him regain his self-belief.
What is it about HBO’s barnstorming interview show Face Off that that really drives home the point that a fight is around the corner? That question is answered in the first line of each fighter’s opening gambit in this Klitschko vs Haye Face Off.