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Boxing: 'I will fight Haye, but only to silence him once and for all' - Vitali

Vitali Klitschko would jump at the chance to knock out David Haye after revealing that he has developed a deep-rooted hatred of the Briton because of his taunts towards his brother Wladimir. Haye's dreams of unifying the heavyweight division took a huge blow 10 days ago when he was outpointed by Wladimir in Hamburg.

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Vitali Klitschko would jump at the chance to knock out David Haye after revealing that he has developed a deep-rooted hatred of the Briton because of his taunts towards his brother Wladimir.

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Boxing: David Haye was advised to fight Vitali Klitschko

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Boxing: David Haye would relish Wladimir Klitschko rematch

David Haye has reiterated he would be happy to challenge Wladimir Klitschko to a rematch after his one-sided defeat in Hamburg on Saturday night.

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Boxing: Klitschko mocks sad Haye after leaving him battered and broken

The calculated savagery continued on Saturday night long after Wladimir Klitschko's fists had distorted David Haye's face in the sodden ring when the pair sat down for the press conference.

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Let's get ready to grumble. What a relief it was to get the Haye-Klitschko dust-up out of the way. Or at least all the pre-fight foul-mouthing by the big bad Brit, anyway. David Haye is one step closer to his real ambition in life, to be a Hollywood lightweight, and the rest of us can look forward to him only getting a couple of lines as the new Vinny Jones of the silver screen rather than enduring endless torrents of unpleasant nonsense.

Boxing: All in a weigh-in: Insults, songs, death stares and lots of British fans

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