Otto Wallin belongs with the world’s ‘greatest’ and even now must face Dillian Whyte quickly after coming agonisingly near a fight, says promoter Dmitriy Salita.
Wallin was set to battle Whyte in October, however Britain’s WBC interim champion needed to pull out of the bout due to to a shoulder accidents, and has now acquired a necessary WBC title fight in the direction of Tyson Fury.
With refined talks involving Fury and Whyte nonetheless to be completed, Salita says Wallin is watching with fascination and stays hopeful that he can component within the Brixton heavyweight’s methods.
“Otto Wallin has presently proven himself to be among the finest heavyweights on the planet,” Salita advised Sky Sports activities actions.
“He was scheduled to fight Dillian Whyte on Oct 30, and was on his strategy to the airport when the WBC interim title battle was postponed.
“Now if the battle regarding Tyson and Whyte cannot be agreed, then the fight to accumulate spot is Otto vs Whyte.”
Greatest Rank president Todd DuBoef had advised Sky Sports activities actions final week that he was attempting to agenda the Fury vs Whyte struggle.
“We may do a battle within the Uk within the 1st quarter of up coming 12 months, and Whyte is a terrific fight,” he reported.
“We wish to get the date finished, and get him within the ring, as rapidly as potential.”
Wallin’s solely defeat arrived on factors versus Fury, in a brutal struggle in September 2019, and Salita believes the 31-year-old is a danger to any of the division’s main fighters.
“Otto is significantly improved contemplating the truth that his extremely close to battle with Tyson Fury,” talked about Salita.
“He landed much more punches than Deontay Wilder and Wladimir Klitschko place collectively after they 1st shared the ring with Fury.
“He has flip into even higher, together with two extra wins as a result of the Fury battle, and is able to struggle the best.”