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Holyfield says bring on Haye, Klitschko brothers

The Associated Press

LONDON – Evander Holyfield wants to fight heavyweight champions David Haye and Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko.

Holyfield, a former heavyweight champ who turns 48 next month, defends his lightly regarded WBF title against Sherman Williams on Nov. 5. He won the belt in April by stopping 41-year-old Francois Botha in the eighth round.

Holyfield said Wednesday he has Haye and Klitschko in his sights. Holyfield says “my people have talked with the older Klitschko brother (Vitali) and his manager,” but “right now everybody’s busy with fights.”

Holyfield lost on points to Nikolay Valuev and Sultan Ibragimov in his previous two fights. Haye has since taken Valuev’s WBA belt and Wladimir Klitschko has won Ibragimov’s WBO title.


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