‘We would be open to that possibility some time down the line in the UK’: Otto Wallin wants fight with Anthony Joshua after defeat by Tyson Fury
- Otto Wallin exceeded expectations against Tyson Fury earlier this month
- He took Fury the distance in Las Vegas before the latter earned a points victory
- Wallin wants a fight with Anthony Joshua if he can’t agree a rematch with Fury
Otto Wallin is targeting a fight with Anthony Joshua somewhere down the line after losing to Tyson Fury in Las Vegas.
The 28-year-old Swede surpassed expectations, putting up a stubborn performance by going the 12-round distance against Fury earlier in the month.
Fury eventually secured a points victory but now Wallin has called out Joshua if he can’t agree a rematch with the former.
Sweden’s Otto Wallin would be open to fighting Anthony Joshua some time down the line
‘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!’, Wallin’s promoter Dmitriy Salita told Sky Sports.
‘I think it could have been a draw, at most 7-5 Tyson.
‘Fury is a great fighter who has tons of heart. He was very skilled and courageous in how he dealt with such adversity. But had it been anyone else, I feel the fight would be stopped.
‘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.’
Wallin exceeded expectations in the defeat by Tyson Fury, taking him the distance in Las Vegas