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Otto Wallins Wants Tyson Fury Rematch Or Anthony Joshua Fight


Otto Wallin has said he wants to avenge his loss to Tyson Fury in a rematch or earn a bumper clash with Anthony Joshua.

According to Sky report, Wallin emerged with credit from a brutal points defeat to Fury last weekend, opening a bad cut over the right eye of Britain's former world champion, who was hurt in the final round in Las Vegas.


In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Wallins' Swede's promoter Dmitriy Salita said the New York-based fighter is expected to return early next year, with his reputation enhanced.


Salita says a second battle with Fury is one of the future aims for Wallin. "Otto would be much better in the rematch. He is going to get busy and now he is comfortable with Fury's style. I strongly believe Otto wins the rematch!"


Salita believes Wallin was in the running as an alternative opponent for Anthony Joshua's last world title fight in June, with Andy Ruiz Jr stepping in as a replacement for Jarrell Miller and then delivering a stunning upset in New York.


Joshua will face Ruiz Jr again in Saudi Arabia on December 7, live on Sky Sports Box Office, and Wallin still wants a showdown against AJ, if he regains his world heavyweight belts.


"Otto is a true champion, inside and outside the ring. He is from Sweden and fought Fury in Vegas so destination is no issue. We were discussing him stepping in to fight Joshua in June. We would be open to that possibility some time down the line in the UK."