Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury, 31, of Cheshire, England, United Kingdom is returning to the ring soon. He is scheduled to fight fellow undefeated boxer Otto Wallin, 28, of Sundsvall, Sweden at the T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States on September 14, 2019.
Fury and Wallin will compete for the lineal heavyweight championship. The bout is promoted by Top Rank in association with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions and Salita Promotions.
Born on August 12, 1988 in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, Fury was named after the then-world undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, 53, of Brooklyn, New York, USA. The English boxer has been boxing professionally since 2008.
On November 28, 2015, Fury won the World Boxing Association (Super), International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Organization, International Boxing Organization, The Ring and lineal heavyweight titles. He defeated Wladimir Klitschko, 43, of Kiev, Ukraine via unanimous decision at the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany.
O June 9, 2018, Fury defeated Sefer “The Real Deal” Seferi, 40, of Burgdorf, Switzerland via corner retirement at the Manchester Arena in Manchester. On July 18, 2018, the undefeated boxer defeated Francesco Pianeta, 34, of Westfalen, Germany via points decision at the Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
On December 1, 2018, Fury and Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder, 33, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA competed for the World Boxing Council World Heavyweight Championship bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, United States. It ended in a draw.
On June 15, 2019, Fury knocked out Tom Schwarz, 25, of Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany when they competed for the WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Championship at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It improved the professional boxing record of the English boxer to 28 wins, 0 loss and 1 draw.
Wallin currently holds a professional boxing record of 20 wins, 0 loss and 1 No Contest. Born on November 21, 1990 in Sundsvall, he has been boxing professionally since 2013.
On April 22, 2017, Wallin knocked out Gianluca Mandras, 35, of Emilia Roagna, Italy when they competed for the then vacant WBA Continental Heavyweight Championship at the Sporthallen in Sundsvall. On January 27, 2018, the Swedish boxer knocked out Srdan Govedarica, 30, of Gacko, Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia.
Competing for the European Broadcasting Union European Heavyweight Championship, Wallin defeated Adrian Granat, 29, of Malmo, Sweden via unanimous decision at the Gaerdehov Icehockey Arena in Sundsvall on April 21, 2018. The bout between the Sundsvall native and Nick “Slick” Kisner, 28, of Maryland, USA at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlanta City, Georgia, USA on April 13, 2019 ended in a No Contest.
Tickets for the bout between Fury and Wallin at the T-Mobile Arena will go on sale on August 16, 2019 at axs.com or by phone at 888-929-7849. Here is a message from the undefeated English boxer: