Boxing: Injured Haye postpones Fury fight
LONDON (AFP) - David Haye has been forced to postpone his heavyweight clash with Tyson Fury owing to a deep cut in training, his promoters Hayemaker Boxing announced on Saturday.
Former WBA heavyweight champion Haye suffered the injury during a training camp sparring session ahead of the sell-out bout, which was due to take place at Manchester's MEN Arena on Sept 28.
The 32-year-old's cut above his left eyebrow needed six stitches, which will have to stay in place for up to a week, and he is awaiting further medical tests before setting a new date for the bout.
A statement from the promoters said: "Hayemaker Boxing regret to inform that David Haye has been forced to postpone his Sept 28 bout with Tyson Fury due to a deep cut suffered during the final spar of training camp.