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Haye is Delighted: Wladimir Showed Mental Weakness!

David Haye thinks he has already won the first round against Wladimir Klitschko by claiming the IBF/WBO title holder has shown some "mental weakness" ahead of their heavyweight bout on July 2.

The contest will be staged in Hamburg and WBA champion Haye feels Klitschko has proved that he needs a "safety blanket" by taking the fight to Germany.

"Most fighters always want to fight on their home turf, especially a fight of this magnitude," he told the Daily Express.

"But these guys, they want it their way or it doesn't happen.

"It's like a safety blanket definitely. And that shows a sign of mental weakness, that he has to have things his way.

"He wants to walk to the ring second, as a champion does. These are the deal-breakers for the guys - if he doesn't have that then the fight will not happen.

"I said to him, 'come on dude. Why not flip a coin. Let fate decide'.

"But no. That was it for him. He also stipulated the size of the ring but honestly that's fine.

"I feel that is the first round to me already.

"He needs to feel comfortable and that mental weakness will come out during the right and my mental toughness will also come out."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxing Scene on 04-29-2011

[QUOTE=Jan(DK);10451779]Of cause its fair. All the others divisions is just for fun.............:boxing:[/QUOTE] You lost me.

Comment by TheSlickster on 04-29-2011

So many Haye-ters.Wlad is boring as a door nail in terms of personality and his elite. But....haye talking too much trash really makes it that much more exciting. Eventho Haye had a boring fight with Valuev, he does have an…

Comment by Jan(DK) on 04-29-2011

[QUOTE=Boxing Scene;10451770]Oh so now the fight isn't fair. I see.[/QUOTE] Of cause its fair. All the others divisions is just for fun.............:boxing:

Comment by Boxing Scene on 04-29-2011

[QUOTE=Jan(DK);10451580]I don't get it....................HW is the only division where there is a BIG weight advanged....... Why not respect Haye, a CW, to face the BIG HW in his backyard...?? Wlad acts like an older, bigger student mopping and punching a…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 04-29-2011

Haye is also pissing Wlad off, and I can't decide if that is a good thing for Haye or a very bad thing.

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