• Heavyweight

Fury camp confirms Haye bout

ESPN staff
July 9, 2013
Tyson Fury is unbeaten in 21 professional fights © PA Photos

The camp of unbeaten heavyweight Tyson Fury has confirmed he will step into the ring with former WBA champion David Haye on September 28 in the most eagerly anticipated domestic showdown of 2013.

On Monday, Haye posted a video of himself signing the contract on Instagram, challenging Fury to stop "delaying" and do the same.

Negotiations between the two camps had seemingly stumbled when Fury complained over purse splits, but in his video Haye insisted that the terms had been "re-jigged" to suit the Manchester fighter.

A day later, Fury's camp has revealed their side of the contract has been signed and the pair will touch gloves at Manchester's MEN Arena later this year.

Both Haye and Fury will appear at a press conference on Thursday to announce the fight.

Fury, 25, enjoyed victory in his last outing, knocking out veteran Steve Cunningham on his American debut in April. Haye, meanwhile, has not fought since flooring fellow British rival Dereck Chisora in their clash at Upton Park in July 2012.

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