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Freddie Flintoff Is Not Happy With David Haye After He 'Beat-Up' Jack Whitehall

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Freddie Flintoff Is Not Happy With David Haye After He 'Beat-Up' Jack Whitehall

Former England cricketer Freddie Flintoff has hit-out at David Haye in his 'Do You Know What?' autobiography after the retired heavyweight boxer threw punches at Jack Whitehall during a segment of 'A League of Their Own'.

During the 2013 episode, a then-retired Haye appeared after Flintoff told viewers he wasn't able to take part in the brutal battering of his of TV partner.

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The comedian was put inside a purpose made punchbag, which was hung in the air. Haye then went full heavyweight on Whitehall and actually appeared to punch him in the throat.

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Flintoff appeared jovial about the sketch whilst on air, but admits he felt the boxer's actions were disgusting.

"When Haye was a guest on A League of Their Own, he had beaten Jack Whitehall up, which I thought was disgusting," he said in the book, per The Mirror.

"As you know, I hate bullies.

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"The segment was meant to be a bit of fun, but they put Jack inside a heavy bag and Haye hammered him, even hit him in the head at one point.

"I was sat there fantasising about fighting him. He would have killed me, but I would have had a bloody good go."

But Whitehall is no stranger to the boxing world. He's famously joked about heavyweights Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko and of course David Haye himself, after he did - as Whitehall puts - punch him in the neck.


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Flintoff's boxing career may not be as glistening as Haye's, but his win percentage far betters the former WBA heavyweight champion (Flintoff only fought once and won - but the stats don't lie).

Are Freddie's comments right?

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Let us know in the comments.

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Topics: Television, David Haye, Boxing News, Boxing

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