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Vitali: Haye Needs Some Wins For a Fight To Happen

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko doesn't sound like he's going to face David Haye unless the British boxer manages to rebuild himself with an interim-victory or two. Vitali believes there could be problems drawing interest in a possible fight - because of Haye's recent one-sided decision loss to younger brother Wladimir Klitschko last Saturday in Hamburg, Germany.  Vitali defends his title against Tomasz Adamek on September 10 in Poland.

Haye would like a second meeting with Wladimir, who doesn't have any interest in a rematch. Vitali is interested in facing Haye, but only if the British boxer looks good in a fight or two before a potential meeting. However, a fight with Vitali will go up in smoke if Haye follows through with his plan to retire in the month of October.

"If [Haye] can get the right kind of wins and the fight makes [financial] sense then it could happen," said Vitali.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gingeralbino on 07-05-2011

[QUOTE=Leohappy;10790789]equal terms? no way in hell is he getting as generous contract as he did for wlad. 50/50 no rematch clause for a fight where wlad risked 3 belts and haye only one? and now he has no strap at…

Comment by Joe2608 on 07-05-2011

There's no point in this fight because of 2 reasons. The first is because Vitali is arguabley better than Wlad so it could turn out even worse for Haye, and secondly because by the time Haye has had 2 more…

Comment by From on 07-05-2011

In a perfect world Haye would only get a second shot if he proves he can fight with the aggression and activity, against a solid opponent, needed for him to really challenge klitschko. It shouldn't be important whether he defeats…

Comment by Ogecca MaMa on 07-05-2011

Povetkin just opened his mouth for milk. How about these 2 fight. Haye UD Povetkin though, then Vit can face him with 60/40 contract. be nice to him and retire David.

Comment by coreyg100 on 07-04-2011

[QUOTE=Money Shot;10791207]I'm sure I heard Booth claim Hellenius was KO'd by Haye twice in sparring and had to be sent home, not sure if it was BS or not.[/QUOTE] I think Chris Arreola and Robert Hellenius would prob make a…

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