A big match in Las Vegas was something that Otto Wallin and his father Carl often talked about. Dad played a big role in Otto's career. Carl, who was also a boxer, trained his son from a young age and imprinted a fine technique with his that he also saw climb the rankings quickly after Otto started taking the sport seriously from the age of 16.
But the son's match in Las Vegas against Tyson Fury is something Carl will never see after he passed away in a heart attack in May.
- I wish he could be there. But it almost feels like he hasn't left in some ways. I basically know what would tell me and what kind of advice he could give me, says Otto Wallin to the news agency AP.
- He could call me and say, "I just checked on Tyson Fury and I know you can beat him. You have to trust me. As long as you touch your feet you can hit him ”.
On the 14th of September it slams for Otto Wallin. Then he faces the former World Champion Tyson Fury in Las Vegas. And with the memory of his father as a fuel, Wallin hopes he can succeed with the super bark and beat Fury.
- It's finally time to show that I belong here, Wallin concludes.