Boxing: Klitschko weighs in heavier than Haye

Ukrainian Vladimir Klitschko weighed in 30 pounds heavier than Britain's David Haye on the eve of Saturday's world heavyweight reunification title fight.

David Haye's controversial publicity stunts

David Haye's aptitude for self-promotion helped him secure a unification bout with Wladimir Klitschko and he now hopes his tactics have won him the psychological war ahead of Saturday's meeting in Hamburg.

Boxing: Lennox Lewis defends David Haye remarks

Lennox Lewis has defended David Haye's actions in the build-up to tomorrow's fight with Wladimir Klitschko and insists the Londoner has not over-stepped the mark with his trash-talking.

David Haye: I'll smash Klitschko, then take on his brother

David Haye is confident he will fight Vitali Klitschko later on this year after he has "smashed" the Ukrainian boxer's brother, Wladimir, tomorrow.

Boxing: 'Home' judges not a factor in David Haye fight says trainer

Trainer Adam Booth believes David Haye has no reason to fear he will be stung by a judging controversy against Wladimir Klitschko, vowing: "This fight does not go to points".

Boxing: Klitschko furious over Haye's comments

David Haye's attempts to get under Wladimir Klitschko's skin may have paid off as the build-up to Saturday's showdown intensifies.

Boxing: This fight is no joke, says Klitschko

Wladimir Klitschko sent a chilling warning to David Haye today: "People have been handicapped and people have died in boxing - it's not something you joke about".

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"The way I see it, we're like two animals – you get two dogs in a fight – one of the dogs got a few tricks. I'm just the dog you can't control. And when you get two dogs in a fight, the toughest one wins." Thus spoke the boxer David Haye this week of his forthcoming fight against Wladimir Klitschko in June, cutting through all the acres of crap written about the allegedly noble art by men who never come any closer to a beating than when their wife catches them watching barnyard porn when they're meant to be baby-sitting.

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