David Haye makes knockout prediction for Fury vs AJ

David Haye believes Anthony Joshua has a good chance of beating Tyson Fury via stoppage this summer.

After months of speculation, the superfight between Joshua and Fury was all but confirmed this past weekend with Tyson revealing that the plan is for the two to square off on August 14 in Saudi Arabia.

he blockbuster event is set to be the biggest showdown in the recent history of heavyweight boxing, as well as the most high-profile fight of all time in the United Kingdom.

Stoppage on the cards?

One man who knows a thing or two about big bouts is David Haye, and during a recent interview with Belfast Telegraph, he made it clear who he thought was going to win.

“Joshua waded in in his first fight against Andy Ruiz Jr and learned a hard lesson. You’ve got to soften your man up and pick your punches – just because you have the ability to knock someone out doesn’t give you the divine right to do so.

“Tyson isn’t so much of a one-punch specialist. He puts his punches together and his style is that if you throw big looping shots at him he’ll make you look silly. But AJ throws hard, compact punches and he puts them together well. I don’t see this fight going smoothly for Fury at all.”

“I like the dedication of Joshua and I think he has a good chance of winning it early. People think I’m crazy but that’s just the way I see it. I loved his fight against Wladimir Klitschko – he took his licks and got back up and showed the heart of a champion. I think it’s a great fight and I really see it being won by stoppage. I’m just so glad we’re so close to seeing it happen.”

The fight will see all four heavyweight belts being put on the line for the first time in the history of the division.

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