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Otto Wallin eyes second Tyson Fury fight as promoter makes Deontay Wilder claim

Otto Wallin has his sights set on a second bout with Tyson Fury as the Gypsy King seeks an opponent for December.

The undefeated heavyweight was due to square off with Deontay Wilder for a third time at the end of the year after stopping the American in February.

But Fury has confirmed that a fight with the Bronze Bomber is off and Wallin wants to fill the void.

The Swede lost to the Gypsy King back in September 2019 but his promoter has claimed he did more damage to Fury than Wilder did.

Dmitriy Salita told Sky Sports : "Otto called me as soon as he read about the possible fall out and said, 'Let's get the rematch, I am going to beat him!'

"Out of all the world-class opponents that Fury beat, including Wladimir Klitschko and Wilder, Otto landed more punches and did more damage in the ring than anyone else.

"Wallin landed 127 punches, according to CompuBox. By way of comparison, Wladimir Klitschko landed just 52 punches against Fury, and in their two fights combined, Deontay Wilder landed just 105."

One of Wallin's blows saw Fury suffer a huge cut above his eye which required patching up during the fight.

Despite overcoming the injury to record victory many felt as if it warranted the fight being stopped.

"He's very lucky not to lose the fight with that cut," said Anthony Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn following the bout.

"I think any other country in the world, they would have stopped the fight."

That was a sentiment echoed by Wallin's promoter Salita who said: "Many observers felt the fight could have been stopped due to the cut.

"There was added controversy of a TV commentator notifying Ben Davison that the cut was caused by a punch and not a headbutt."

An all-British fight between Fury and Joshua is in huge demand but the latter has a contest scheduled against Kubrat Pulev before he can consider an unification bout.

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