• David Haye v Tyson Fury

'Haye fight too early for Fury'

ESPN staff
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David Haye and Tyson Fury will do battle on September 28 © PA Photos
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Adam Booth has warned Tyson Fury that taking on David Haye is not the right fight for him at this point in his career.

The eagerly-anticipated bout between the pair will take place on September 28 in Manchester, but the trainer of Haye believes the fight is one that has come too soon for Fury.

"I really like Tyson Fury. I think he's doing a fantastic job of selling himself," Booth told Sky Sports News.

"Because I love boxing I want people other than hardcore boxing fans to want to see it. Guys like Tyson Fury, and David, bring those people in. It's great that everyone wants to watch this fight."

Haye is set to make his first appearance since July 2012 when he takes on Fury, and the latter has been critical of the former WBA champion over the last few weeks as he aims to defend his 21-career unbeaten record.

Booth though feels his man will get the job done against a boxer he tips to come good further down the line.

"As a fighter, over the past 12 months he's improved immensely and he's improving very quickly. Huge kudos to his coach Peter Fury," he said.

"But having said that, even with another nine weeks improvement I'm as confident as i can be that this fight isn't right for Tyson Fury at this moment in time. He still has a good career ahead of him, it's just that on September 28 I expect David to be the one who's holding his hand high."

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