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Lennox Lewis: Haye Faces an Uphill Battle With Wladimir

Lennox Lewis fears David Haye is facing an 'uphill struggle' in Saturday's heavyweight showdown with Wladimir Klitschko.

Klitschko will enjoy a major size and weight advantage when he battles Haye in this weekend's heavyweight unification fight, live on Sky Box Office HD.

And Lewis also feels Wladimir will benefit from the expert advice offered by his old trainer Emanuel Steward.

But the former world champion still believes Haye is capable of cancelling out Klitschko's strengths with his own speed and punch power.

"When you look at it on paper and you see Wladimir, he's the natural heavyweight," Lewis told Sky Sports News. "He's bigger, he weighs more, plus he has a great trainer in his corner.

"Plus he fights in his hometown, you know his home country and for David he has an uphill battle.

"But if there's a fighter that can do it in this era it's David Haye. He's got the speed, he's got the stamina, the quickness to be able to do it and the power.

"Wladimir's chin has been hit before and he has gone down before and I know David knows that and is going to try and expose that."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by adp023 on 06-30-2011

[QUOTE=throbk1974;10769652]Yeah, maybe Haye will shock the world, just like Hasim Rahman!!:boxing:[/QUOTE] Maybe, but Lennox didn't take Rahman seriously at all for their first fight. The only way I see Wladimir losing is if he just mentally breaks down. Which I…

Comment by fastblack on 06-30-2011

I think Wlad will hit haye so hard haye's cornrow pleated hair will unfurl in the Hammer and SICKLE FLAG in front of the world.

Comment by adp023 on 06-30-2011

[QUOTE=pit;10769562]What other argument is there? its just that simple there is nothing else you can add to this scenario that going to make it play out any different.[/QUOTE] Dude, c'mon!! We're 2 days from the fight and Lennox is regurgitating…

Comment by SceneSpectator! on 06-30-2011

But for practical reasons based on your assessment Mr. Lennox, you'd put your bet on Klitscko side,, am I right Mr Lennox???:boxing::boxing::boxing:

Comment by throbk1974 on 06-30-2011

Yeah, maybe Haye will shock the world, just like Hasim Rahman!!:boxing:

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