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Would It Make Sense to Take Haye On?

As Anthony Joshua prepares to fight this Saturday, taking on Denis Bakhtov at the O2 Arena, Eddie Hearn has come up with a fight he believes would excite the country.

Talking about his exciting heavyweight prospect, Hearn has remarked,

“In the world of boxing and particularly in this country, a fight between David Haye and Anthony Joshua in 2015 is a stadium event,”

“It’s a huge, huge fight with massive potential. If he wants to win world titles, these are the guys [Haye, Price, Chisora and Fury] – he has got to demolish on the way and I’m sure that he will demolish these guys as well. I don’t think anything is going to stop him.”


Is Hearn being serious?

Firstly I can’t see David Haye wanting to, or, needing to take on the young prospect and, following what happened in the build-up to the proposed David Haye v Tyson Fury fights, would Hearn be prepared to waste valuable career time against an opponent that could be described as fragile when it comes to injuries?


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 7 2014

Time: 5:54PM

 

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