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Dundee: I Look Forward To Haye Knocking Klitschko Out!

By Kevin Francis, courtesy of The Daily Star

LEGENDARY trainer Angelo Dundee believes that David Haye will become one of boxing’s all-time greats.

Dundee, who trained  Muhammad Ali, has been giving tips to WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye ahead of his July 2 showdown with Wladimir Klitschko.

Haye has been working out at the Fifth Street Gym in Miami where Dundee trained 15 world champions, including Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman.

Veteran Dundee, who will be 90 in August,  said: “I saw him when he was training in the Fifth Street Gym and he looked as though he belonged there right away.

“It was the first time I had seen him personally and I have been very impressed with the guy.”

He was so impressed that he said: “David Haye, after he knocks out Wladimir  Klitschko, will be in the top 15 all-time heavyweight boxers.

“He really can fight and he knows what he is doing.

“Every era has a different great fighter. David Haye  belongs to this era.

“I respect him as a heck of a fighter and I’m looking forward to seeing the fight and him knocking out Klitschko.”

Dundee is convinced that Haye can overcome IBF, IBO and WBO champ Klitschko in their unification bout in Hamburg.

He added: “In my book, he can beat Wladimir Klitschko. I like the way he handles himself and I like the people around him.”

Dundee, speaking on Radio 5 live’s Sportsweek, added: “I love everything about him.

“He can box, he can move and is a well-conditioned kid.

“He feels at home in the Fifth Street Gym. That’s  important. You need to blend in. David has done that just like Muhammad Ali did when he first came to that gym.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tiozzo on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=It's Ovah;10437334]See, here we have quite incontrovertible proof that the above statement is a load of old cobblers. It would be interesting to see how edgarg responds to this, assuming he even responds at all. Given that he's firmly convinced…

Comment by Tiozzo on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Invincible;10436405]First off, you don't know me from adam mr. 3rd world sh*thole. [B]I live in the greatest civilization in the world. And yes the language is english, which I speak, read and write very well and is the only…

Comment by nomadman on 04-26-2011

[QUOTE=JoeyZagz;10436326]This myth is getting as old as the headbutting myth. Here you go. [/QUOTE] [QUOTE=edgarg;10433258]Don't overlook the FACT that Puritty was Klitschko's 25th fight in his first 24 months as a pro,…

Comment by etlux on 04-26-2011

angelo dundee is an old delusional coot. he said Oscar De la Hoya was in the best shape of his life and would ANNIHILATE Pacquiao in their fight. LOL. will be another big wakeup call / surprise to Dundee when…

Comment by Mr. Invincible on 04-25-2011

[QUOTE=JoeyZagz;10436326]This myth is getting as old as the headbutting myth. Here you go. [/QUOTE] Good video but it was obvious that Purrity was uber green there and had no development at that…

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