By Rick Reeno

According to manager Shelly Finkel, there is no deal in place for a heavyweight title bout between WBC champion Vitali Klitschko and former cruiserweight king David Haye. A story appeared on Sunday in The Sun , a UK-based newspaper, stating that a Klitschko-Haye fight was scheduled for September 12. The story was quickly picked up by numerous outlets. was told the story is "not true."

Vitali is scheduled to arbitrate his dispute with the WBC this week. The sanctioning body wants him to defend the title against former champion Oleg Maskaev. The outcome of the arbitration will be significant to several potential fights.