John Fury condemns David Haye following his 'jealous' fight prediction 9 months ago

John Fury condemns David Haye following his 'jealous' fight prediction

"He would say Santa Claus to beat Tyson Fury next Saturday night."

John Fury has called for David Haye not to commentate on Tyson Fury versus Dillian Whyte as the former heavyweight champion predicted 'The Gypsy King' to lose.

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Whyte (28-2-0 boxing record), a clear underdog for victory, has 'all the attributes' required to beat Fury (31-0-1 boxing), according to Haye. The pair face off at Wembley Stadium on April 23rd.

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John Fury on David Haye's fight prediction.

Fury was outraged at Haye's prediction for Whyte to defeat his son. The 57-year-old wants the former heavyweight champion to be at the back of the arena on fight night "where nobody can see him."

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Tyson's father claimed he told promoter Frank Warren that he is not allowed to commentate on the fight, or else there will be an issue.

The pair have worked together for BT Sport in the past. However, he wishes to protect his family from the 41-year-olds negativity.

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"David Haye needs to take a back seat in the stands where nobody can see him," Fury told talkSPORT.

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"I've already made it quite clear to Frank Warren. He is not allowed to be commentating on my son's fight, otherwise, there will be a problem.

"That's black and white, the nation can hear me. He's a hater, I don't want him near my family, that's the bottom line. They know me, BT, and I will not be silent if he's there."

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Fury labels Haye a 'hater.'

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Fury claimed Haye would back Santa Claus in a fight over his son due to how petty he is because of his success. Haye has a poor record when backing British fighters to win, the Deontay Wilder prediction being a prime example.

He went on to describe the former heavyweight champion of the world as a "hater," suggesting the hatred has consumed him. Therefore, Fury wants to keep Haye away from Wembley on fight night.

"He would say Santa Claus to beat Tyson Fury next Saturday night," Fury added.

"He's a hater. Always has been and he's jealous of Tyson because he'd love to be the man Tyson is and he can't, and jealousy consumes him. It's been proven and I don't want him near the show."

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