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Klitschko: Take me as the therapist

Gaze into the eyes of Mr. Personality. He believes he will humble Tyson Fury just as he did David Haye, and make Fury a better person because of it.

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Wladimir Klitschko believes he will do Tyson Fury a world of good by handing him his first loss, which he expects to humble Fury and transform him into a better person. Referencing his experience from the promotional build-up with David Haye, where Haye had a lot to say by way of trash talk, Klitschko says he expected more from Fury.

Luckily, there will be another press conference in London to announce the fight, and perhaps there Fury can up his antics to Klitschko's liking. Wladimir did also say that given Fury's foul mouth, they may need to clean it up and not show it to underage children. But aside from that, he's looking forward to giving Fury a personality makeover on October 24th.

"He's kind of ambitious. Tyson is 26 and he definitely says things or does things that later on he's going to regret, but I see it as a therapy. David Haye was one of them and I promised people that David Haye would be a better person after we fought and that's exactly what happened.

"I was proud on my performance and proud that David became a better person. With Tyson it's going to be pretty much the same thing and you can take me as the therapist. I think it's going to work well," he added.

I've just got to say this, if this is supposed to be any form trash talk, it's pretty terrible. If it's not supposed to be trash talk, I don't really know what it is. Perhaps Fury was spot on about Klitschko's non-existent charisma, though some will still credit him for being able to charm Hayden Panettiere. Hey, whatever works...