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Fury aiming for end-of-year Haye bout

ESPN staff
May 16, 2013
Peter Fury told Steve Bunce that a fight could happen in November

Undefeated heavyweight Tyson Fury is in talks with David Haye over a potential super bout towards the end of the year, according to the Manchester fighter's uncle.

While admitting that nothing has been formally agreed between the two camps, Fury's trainer stated that negotiations are ongoing to set up what could be a contender for fight of the year.

Haye recently had to postpone his scheduled June 29 comeback bout with Manuel Charr after injuring his left hand, but the Fury camp revealed that a meeting with the 'Hayemaker' is still very much in their interest.

"We are in talks with them over a possible fight later on in the year," Peter Fury told the Manchester Evening News. "We are up to fight David Haye and he's up to fight us. It looks positive.

"We are definitely looking for big fights for Tyson now. I think David Haye and Tyson Fury is the biggest none world title fight out there in the heavyweights.

"If it can be made then we are all for it, but it is a long, long way from being there. No figures are being discussed yet."

In his most recent outing on April 20, Fury overcame spirited veteran Steve Cunningham in New York and despite the American flooring the Brit in the second round, Fury's uncle is adamant the 24-year-old is yet to reach his full potential.

"Tyson is ready for anyone. People have not seen the best of him," Fury Sr added. "He's improved a lot and he is ready to step up. He's 25 this year, he's maturing all the time and he's still got time on his side.

"He is the man to fight and the man to beat. I see a fight with Haye as a big fight. Haye is very popular, it's definitely a good clash. It's a major none world title showdown for somewhere like Manchester or London."

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