Tyson Fury will return to Las Vegas to combat Otto Wallin at T-Cellular Enviornment on September 14.
Prime Rank vp Carl Moretti revealed earlier this month that an settlement had been reached for the previous world heavyweight champion to step into the ring with the 28-year-old Wallin.
It was confirmed Tuesday that Wallin (20-0) will get an opportunity to say the Briton’s lineal title in Nevada subsequent month.
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Fury brutally knocked Tom Schwarz out on the identical venue in June and shall be a robust favourite so as to add one other victory to his report, which exhibits 28 wins and a draw.
The 31-year-old final month said that he’ll face Deontay Wilder in a rematch on Feb. 22 subsequent yr, however now desires to combat in his homeland in December after the American agreed to a deal to face Luis Ortiz in November.
Fury stated: “I am happy to be again in Las Vegas. I cherished my time there in my final combat and am going to placed on a present once more.
“Otto Wallin is a world-ranked fighter and is tall, something we want with the Deontay Wilder rematch around the corner. He is also a southpaw, which will bring its own obstacles, but I will be fully focused to get this job done because the rematch needs to happen.”
Frank Warren, Fury’s promoter, stated: “I’m delighted that Tyson is boxing in Las Vegas once more after his earlier success.
“It’s one other undefeated boxer he’s dealing with and a contest the place a victory will arrange the Deontay Wilder rematch. Otto Wallin is aware of that is his large probability, and Tyson is not going to be underestimating him.”