Written on September 24th, 2013 by Staff Boxing Comments
David Haye vs Tyson Fury reschedule for 8th February
By Hamer Marshall: David Haye’s fight with Tyson Fury is back on; both teams have worked around the clock to re-schedule the heavyweight clash. The fight will now take place on Saturday 8th February in Manchester, live on Box Office.
The pair was schedule to face each other this Saturday in a battle of the British heavyweights, with the winner potentially being in position to challenge the either Klitschko brothers for the title. The bout was postponed as David Haye received an injury in sparring last Friday, which left the fighter with a deep wound above his left eye.
“News of the date in February is music to my ears,” said Haye. “I was absolutely devastated this weekend, and felt as though I’d let a lot of people down. But now, with this new date, I couldn’t be happier.
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Written on September 21st, 2013 by Staff Boxing Comments
David Haye suffers injury above his left eye
By Shane Niels: David Haye has been forced to pull-out of his heavyweight bout against Tyson Fury, with just a week away from fight night. Both camps had trained hard in preparation for the all-British clash at the Manchester Arena, this winner of this fight could have potentially been in line for a shot against the Klitschko brothers to challenge for the title.
David Haye was sparring on Friday night when he received a cut above his left eye, He was training with sparring partner Filip Hrgovic – a 6ft 6″ Croatian – when he was cut and the wound required six stitches.
Haye said: “Gutted isn’t even the word.
“Mentally, I’m on the floor at the moment. I’m devastated most of all for my loyal fans, my family and my team, as well as Tyson Fury and his team.
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Written on July 9th, 2013 by Staff Boxing Comments
David Haye vs Tyson Fury Confirmed September 28th in Manchester
By Neil Diggens: The fight between David Haye and Tyson Fury has finally been confirmed; after both fighters were reneging on the contracts it seemed that, the fight would not be made. Neither boxers were willing to agree to the initial terms, but with a bit of rejigging with the contracts, both fighters have agreed on the terms.
The Heavyweight clash will take place on September 28 in Manchester; both fighters are aiming to get themselves in to a position to become mandatory challenger to face either Vitali or Wladimir Klitchsko to fight for the titles.
Former world heavyweight and cruiserweight champion Haye said via his official Instagram account on Monday: “I’ve just signed to fight Fury on September 28, let’s hope he finally agrees (and signs today) and he doesn’t keep delaying.
“Word around “Camp Fire” is Fury is looking to duck me and fight Tony “The Tiger” (Thompson). Lets hope they are just to rumours…. “
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Written on March 29th, 2013 by Jonno James Boxing Comments
By Sam James: David Haye yesterday announced his return to the boxing ring in an attempt to move up the rankings and secure a mandatory fight with Klitschko brothers, Haye’s camp have been trying to negotiate for months to get a fight with either Wladimir or Vitali Klitschko, but each time the Klitschko’s failed to respond.
Haye has now decided to return to boxing and is scheduling two fights this year; he then hopes to be in a better position to get the fight he craves.
His first fight will be against a yet to be named opponent on 29th June in Manchester, Haye last fight was against Dereck Chisora last year at Upton Park where Haye brutally knocked out Chisora in the fifth round.
Team Klitschko has said before that the winner of Haye v Chisora would face one of the Klitschko brothers, but they had gone a little quiet since then.
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