David Haye: Klitschko has made boxing boring

David Haye fights Wladimir Klitschko this summer

Ahead of the upcoming David Haye fight with Wladimir Klitschko, the British boxer has accused his opponent of turning fans off the sport by being boring.

Klitschko is both IBF and WBO champion, but Haye claims that he is responsible for a fall off in interest in heavyweight boxing in recent years.

This extends beyond his boxing style to his personality and even his "Borat" voice, Haye claimed.

"He has killed fans interest in the heavyweight division; he has a boring style of fighting and a boring personality," said the WBA champion.

"This was once one of the great prizes in sport, Klitschko has killed that. I hold him responsible for the huge fall off in interest in the heavyweight division. He has bored us for years. I even hate his voice, which is like Borat."

Wladimir Klitschko takes on David Haye for the right to be the undisputed heavyweight champion at the Imtech Arena in Hamburg, Germany, on July 2nd.

Posted by Claire Charpentier