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David Haye has claimed he would have defeated Tyson Fury if their fight had gone…

David Haye has claimed he would have beaten Tyson Fury had their fight been in 2013. • The former WBA heavyweight champion was days away from a big national showdown with the Gypsy King, only to be forced to stand down. withdraw after suffering a cut in his final combat session. • “Back then, in 2013, Tyson Fury wasn’t the fighter he is today. He was very young, he was very inexperienced. He wasn’t as hard as he is now. He had not gone through the trials and tribulations that made him the man and fighter he is today. It would have been the perfect matchmaking if I could have had it. A baby, in terms of boxing. • He had been heavily knocked down by a non-punching cruiserweight to Steve Cunningham, so it was a perfect storm for me, but the fight didn’t happen. • I had a cut before the fight and it never happened. • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

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