With less than a week to go before the eagerly awaited heavyweight clash, Coral bookmakers have seen plenty of money for David Haye and have trimmed the price of him defeating Wladimir Klitschko to 5-4 (from 6-4). The Ukranian is 8-13 with the draw privced at 40-1.
The fight is expected to be the biggest betting turnover bout since Ricky Hatton fought Floyd Mayweather Jr in December 2007.
“Not since the Lennox Lewis – Evander Holyfield fights of 1999 has a heavyweight contest attracted so much betting interest, and if the money we have in the book already is an early indicator, it will be a win for Haye,” said Coral spokeman Gary Burton.
Klitschko is 5-4 to win by KO and 4-1 to win on points. Haye is 8-1 for a points win and 7-4 for a stoppage.
**World Heavyweight Title Fight
8-13 Wladimir Klitschko, 5-4 (from 6-4) David Haye, 40-1 Draw
4-1 Klitschko on points, 8-1 Haye on points, 16-1 Klitschko Round 6, Klitschko Round 7, Klitschko Round 8, Haye Round 4, Haye Round 5, 20-1 Klitschko Round 4, Klitschko Round 5, Klitschko Round 9, Klitschko Round 10, Haye Round 1, Haye Round 2, Haye Round 3, Haye Round 6, Haye Round 7, 25-1 Klitschko Round 1, Klitschko Round 2, Klitschko Round 3, Klitschko Round 11, Klitschko Round 12, Haye Round 8, Haye Round 9, 33-1 Haye Round 10, Haye Round 11, 40-1 Haye Round 12,
**To win by KO or TKO
5-4 W Klitschko, 7-4 D Haye
**Total number of rounds
8-13 Eight or less, 6-5 Nine or more