Advertisement
Advertisement

Haye: Tyson Fury is Using My Name To Get Coverage

David Haye claims his name is being used by Tyson Fury simply as a promotional tool.

Fury, the 24-year-old British heavyweight whose professional record shows 21 victories and no defeats, has been publicly calling out former WBA champion Haye.

But ahead of his June 29 clash with Manuel Charr at Manchester Arena, Haye has said that Fury's camp, when approached by his own, made it clear they were not interested in making a fight between the pair.

It has led Haye to surmise that in talking up the prospect of a showdown with him, the only goal Fury really had in mind was to boost his own profile.

Asked about the possibility of facing Fury, Haye said: "From listening to what he says publicly, it sounds like it will be happening.

"But then Adam (Booth, Haye's manager and trainer) contacted his people and they don't want the fight. They pretty much said 'no, we're going in another direction'.

"That is fair enough, but if that is the case, maybe he should stop screaming and shouting about how much he wants to fight me.

"But maybe if he didn't do that, he wouldn't get any coverage.

"The only reason he is getting coverage is because he is using my name to make stories and get him column inches. Good luck to him."

As for a potential future clash with either of the Klitschko brothers, Haye (26-2) insists he does "not have a clue" at present about the chances of it happening.

The 32-year-old Londoner - whose last fight was his knockout win over fellow Briton Dereck Chisora in July 2012, a bout he had come out of retirement for, having called it quits after losing his WBA title to Wladimir Klitschko in 2011 - is on a mission to become a world champion once again.

Negotiations with Wladimir, also holder of the WBO and IBF belts, and his older brother Vitali, the WBC king, have shown little sign of progress though, and Haye, hoping to force the issue by fighting his way to the position of mandatory challenger, is putting thoughts of the Ukrainian siblings to one side right now so he can concentrate fully on Charr.

Asked if, as things stood, it looked as if another fight with one of the Klitschkos would eventually come about, Haye said: "I haven't got a clue, genuinely.

"I would love to have an answer for you. But I'm forgetting about them for the time being and just focusing on Manuel Charr.

"Nothing happens if I don't get rid of this guy in good style, so I am just going to make sure training goes great so that I put a real beat down on this fella."

Tags: David Haye image   Tyson Fury image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pugilist King on 05-03-2013

[QUOTE=Hitman932;13321269]I'm sorry I don't understand retarded Brit nuthugger gibberish. Can someone translate please?[/QUOTE] is that really your response to his accurate interpretation of the fight? you know he's right, dont you?:boxing:

Comment by LacedUp on 05-03-2013

[QUOTE=The_Demon;13321389]He is the worst poster on these forums,he nuthugged Zsolt 'the joke' Erdei until he got beat :lol1:,he is your typical retarded fanboy/obsessive hater[/QUOTE] He's pretty ridiculous to be honest. I put him on ignore months back, turned it off…

Comment by The_Demon on 05-03-2013

[QUOTE=LacedUp;13321368]Haha, he also picked Malignaggi and Judah to beat Khan. Then he screams all over the place as if he was some boxing guru because he called Thompson over Price. Well there's a first for everything and he always goes…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 05-03-2013

[QUOTE=LacedUp;13321358]Is anyone really taking it seriously when he calls Wlad a ***** and says he'll retire Haye? I just think it's entertaining and it makes the fans take note and think 'maybe I should watch this guy'. I love a…

Comment by LacedUp on 05-03-2013

[QUOTE=Own3d;13321277]You don't understand boxing at all. You don't know how to watch or breakdown a fight. You picked Ruiz to beat Haye FFS. LOL[/QUOTE] Haha, he also picked Malignaggi and Judah to beat Khan. Then he screams all over the…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (38)
Top Headlines Ryan Burnett, Yafai, Gavin, Eggington, Feigenbutz Win in Leeds SHO’s Espinoza: Santa Cruz-Frampton Part of Unofficial Tourney Paulie Malignaggi: I’d Love To End My Career in Brooklyn Michel Soro Returns To Action in Le Cannet, France McGuigan: Santa Cruz Facing Frampton Because of Gonzalez Fight Frampton’s Promoter Eyes Russell, Selby Next - No Quigg, or Rigo Photos: Adonis Stevenson Blasts Williams Hard - MEGA Gallery Santa Cruz Expects Carl Frampton To Out-Weigh Him In Ring Mikey Garcia: If No Layoff, I Definitely Would Be a Big Star Berto Wouldn’t Be A Gimme For Danny Garcia, Says Showtime VP Adonis Stevenson-Thomas Williams: Post-Fight Report Card Frampton Must Defy Conventional Wisdom To Upset Santa Cruz Bracero on Malignaggi Bout: I'm Fighting For My Dreams, Future Jose Roman, Ruben Villa Batter Opponents at The Doubletree McGuigan: Frampton Has Been After Santa Cruz Since 2013 Canelo Smiles: I Ran From Golovkin? He's Fought NOBODY! Santa Cruz vs. Russell Much Better Fight; Both Want Selby Next Frank Warren: Frampton Left 122 With Rigondeaux Clash Marquez Has No Regrets Over Cotto Position, Retirement Near Adonis Stevenson With Vicious Knockout of Williams in Four Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams: LIVE BScene Scorecard Ruslan Provodnikov Meets With Promoter, Return is Anticipated Eleider Alvarez Beats Robbie Berridge, On Course For Stevenson Frampton’s Promoter: Santa Cruz is Carl’s Toughest Fight Yet Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia Potentially in Early 2017 Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams - CompuBox Review Photos/Weights: Luis Nery vs. David Sanchez in Tijuana Photos/Weights: Antonio Orozco vs. Lopez, Joseph Diaz vs. Proa Carl Frampton After the Scales: This Was Easy and I Feel Great SHO VP: Wilder vs. Joshua in Late 2017, Could Be Pay-Per-View Photos: Mikey Garcia vs. Rojas Malignaggi-Bracero Battle Ready Photos: Frampton, Santa Cruz Ready For War at Barclays Center Video: Frampton Fans in Force at Weighin For Leo Santa Cruz Antonio Gutierrez vs. Jorge Melendez, LA Fight Club on 9/2 Juan Carlos Camacho Jr. Goes Pro With Miguel Cotto Thomas Williams: TKO Loss To Gabriel Campillo Doesn’t Define Me Chisora Unlikely To Land Whyte, Trying To Get Helenius Rematch Weights From Brooklyn: Santa Cruz 125.4, Frampton 125 Frampton To Santa Cruz: I'll Be The Bigger Man on Fight Night Adrien Broner's Request For Early Release From Jail is Denied
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement