Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Klitschko vs. Haye a Possibility For March 2013 Clash?

By Phil D. Jay

Bernd Boente, manager of the Klitschko brothers, believes that WBC champion Vitali will defend his belt in England next year against two-weight world title holder and arch-rival David Haye.

Haye, 31, was offered the chance to fight 41 year-old Klitschko this coming September, but turned down the fight and duly dispatched former Vitali opponent Dereck Chisora seven rounds quicker than the Ukrainian.

Boente says the fight could now happen in March 2013 and would be willing to give Haye home advantage for any potential contest.

"Vitali meets Manuel Charr in September and then goes on the political campaign trail at the Ukraine elections, which are held in October," Boente stated.

"He has to win his fight and then see the outcome of the elections. Then Vitali must decide what to do if he is not elected into a certain position.

"There is still a chance the fight will come, but not this year. It will probably be in England on pay-per-view next year, possibly in March.

“I will not exclude anything. I have learnt from past dealings that you can't rely on anything he says or does.
"He is like a fish in water - you can't catch him.

"It's all in Haye's hands. Whatever he wants, he just needs to approach us."

The ‘Hayemaker’ went twelve rounds with younger brother Wladimir a year ago and cited a broken toe for his lacklustre performance. A win against Vitali next year though could set up a rematch with the Londoner and many people see this as Haye's best chance to defeat a Klitschko as ‘Dr. Ironfist’ advances in years.

Phil D. Jay covers boxing for worldboxingnews.net

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Der_Ubermensch on 07-28-2012

Vitali actually destroyed a very good fighter in Adamek before the Chisora fight and made it look easy. He soundly beat a pressure fighter in Chisora w/o the use of his jab, which is pretty impressive as well. So this…

Comment by Cuban Linx on 07-27-2012

Haye will want something unreasonable like a 50/50 split. Haye has ducked the Klitschko's many times, faking an injury in 2009. Making a whole bunch of excuses, fighting Valuev instead, fight Chisora.

Comment by Ravens Fan on 07-27-2012

[QUOTE=Fix;12375784]Yeah, Vitali was injured against Chisora, like Haye was injured against Wlad. So if Haye wasn't injured he might have KO'd Wlad, as planned. But the injury affected his performance, just like Vitali's injury did..[/QUOTE] The problem with your little…

Comment by 493dart on 07-27-2012

Doesnt matter which fighter you like ............. BOXING NEEDS THIS FIGHT !! Id actually order ppv on this one I pick Haye to win by decision

Comment by Weltschmerz on 07-27-2012

[QUOTE=Fix;12375957]My point is that if you accept Vitali's excuse that his performance was effected against Chisora because of an injury, then by the same token you have to accept Haye's injury excuse against Wlad. Personally I think both were just…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (42)
Top Headlines Skoglund, Nielsen Brothers Could Be in Line For WBSS Tourney Wilder's Manager: We Want To Have All The Titles in 12 Months Gomera, Lee Make Weight For WBA Asia Title Bout in South Korea Video: Bernard Hopkins Talks Ward-Kovalev, Canelo-GGG Tony Weeks Owes Apologies to Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward Photos: Canelo, Golovkin - Go Face To Face in Los Angeles! Davis vs. Salido Being Eyed For Mayweather-McGregor PPV? Canelo: The Mayweather-McGregor Fight Will Hurt Boxing A lot Alimento Makes 30-day Mandatory Weight for WBC Regional Mayweather-McGregor: A Look Back at The Verbal Sparring Jennings: Joshua Should Jump Right on Klitschko in Rematch Canelo Admits He is "Obsessed" With Giving GGG His First Loss Oscar Valdez: I'm Not Afraid To Risk Record, I Want Gary Russell Jr. DiBella on Mayweather-McGregor: De La Hoya - Shut The F*** Up! Wilder's Manager Likes Idea of Return on Mayweather-McGregor Roach: Pacquiao Lost A lot of His Crowd Due To Lack of Knockouts Dmitry Bivol To Take Some Time Off, Return Planned For The Fall Canelo Paying No Mind to Being Underdog Against Golovkin Photos: Sammy Valentin Putting in Work For Giovani Santillan Boxer Killed By Masked Gunmen After Leaving Gym in Mexico City Ellerbe: Fight is 50-50, But Broner Needs A-Game To Beat Garcia Deontay Wilder Erupts, Tears Apart Hearn and Whyte Over Offer Hughie Fury To Stay Busy With July 8 Return at Copper Box Abel Sanchez Says Kovalev is Stubborn, Was Difficult To Train Golovkin: If I Finished Jacobs, Probably Don't Have Canelo Fight Now That Mayweather is Active Again, Canelo Wants a Rematch Flanagan vs. Verdejo With Tentative Date of September 16 Kautondokwa Is Eager to Face Billy Joe Saunders in September Inquest Finds That Davey Browne's Death Was Preventable Eubank Sr: I Know How To Beat Mayweather, I May Tell McGregor! Canelo Aims To Do a Real Number on GGG: No Rematch Needed Boxing: Not Dying. Again. Mikkel Kessler To Pass on WBSS Wild Card, Eyes Fall Ring Return De La Hoya Not Happy With "Disrespectful" Dana White Over Date Taking a Look at Some of Boxing's Greatest Upsets Milan Melindo To Make First Defense of IBF Belt on September 16 De La Hoya Promises Earlier Start Time for Canelo-Golovkin Abel Sanchez Not on Press Tour, Awaits Golovkin vs. Canelo GGG Not Worried About Mexicans Turning on Him in Canelo Bout Jose Zepeda Picks Up WBO Regional Belt With TKO of Zamudio
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement