David Haye has announced on his twitter account, via a link to his website, that he suffered a deep cut in the second round of a sparring session at his Hayemaker gym in Vauxhall, London on Friday 20th September.
His upcoming September 28th showdown with Tyson Fury has now been postponed with details of rescheduled date yet to be confirmed.
Talking to his website, Haye said the following;
"Gutted isn’t even the word,” said a crestfallen Haye. “Mentally, I’m on the floor at the moment. I’m devastated most of all for my loyal fans, my family and my team, as well as Tyson Fury and his team.
“I know injuries and cuts are part and parcel of our sport, but this doesn’t change the feeling of disappointment and sadness I’m experiencing right now. To everyone who has bought tickets, booked hotels, and followed this fight since it was announced, there is absolutely nothing I can do except apologise from the very bottom of my heart.
“Even when everything seems to be right on track, sometimes life throws you a curveball. I will somehow have to try and make the best of this horrible situation. But, right now, I’m in bits about what has happened.”
Haye awaits a further medical assessment.