Newly crowned WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has labeled fellow British heavyweight David Haye a "fraud" and promised never to give him a title shot.
Fury unexpectedly beat Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision in Dusseldorf, Germany on Saturday to claim the titles.
Haye previously held the WBA strap but lost it to Klitschko in 2011 in what was his second last fight before retiring from the sport.
The 35-year-old, who twice pulled out of fights against Fury, announced last week that he would be coming out of retirement, and later predicted that his fellow Brit would be be able to beat Klitschko.
Fury told the Guardian that he would rather vacate the three titles than help Haye earn any money.
“Absolutely point-blank, I will say Haye will never get a chance after what he did to me. I will never give him a payday,” he said.
“If he gets mandatory for the WBA, he can have the WBA. Let him go and fight Fred Flintstone or Joe Bloggs and make no money.
“Whatever title he gets mandatory for, I will vacate. Let him fight the next challenger. I’m not giving him a payday.”
Fury will not be short of opponents and it looks likely that he will square off against Klitschko a second time in a rematch.
“I don’t care if he [Haye] says I can make £10m, it’s not about money for me. I’m not here about the money, because, let’s face it, the next fight with Wladimir Klitschko is going to be for a lot of money. He is getting no opportunities from us. He is a pretender, a fraud.”
Fury's camp have already starting thinking about where the rematch could take place. Mick Hennessy, his promoter, says they could follow in the footsteps of Carl Foch and George Groves.
“Wembley Stadium would be very appealing at the right time of year, definitely,” he said.
“It was close to 55,000 in Dusseldorf. It would easily do 80,000 at Wembley. But it would have to be at the end of the football season.”