The 32 year-old, who delayed retirement to chase his dream of regaining the world title, was due to face unbeaten Fury at the Phones 4U Arena in Manchester on September 28 until an unfortunate injury halted the contest just a week before the first bell.
The Londoner has been widely criticised for undergoing a heavy workload in the run-up to his multi-million dollar encounter with Fury, but hopes to set the record straight after undergoing a backlash from heavy supporters of the PPV fight.
Haye has now taken to Twitter account, armed with almost one million followers, to express his regret at what has transpired this weekend, and decided to elude to past incidents involving the greats of the sport to make his point to Fury.
“Thanks everyone for all your kind words of support,” said Haye “In these trying times my spirits were low and your good vibes kept me on track.
“For information, ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’ was postponed when George Foreman got a cut eye (after) sparring eight days before his fight with Muhammad Ali.” he stressed.