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Wallin set for heavyweight showdown with Gegeshidze

Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin (9-0, 7 KOs) can claim his tenth professional victory when he takes on David Gegeshidze (14-7-1, 3 KOs) on March 14 at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Wallin enjoyed a successful 2014, recording five wins including four stoppages. On March 14, the 24 year-old from Sundsvall returns for the first time in 2015, eager to continue his run of good form. Continue reading

Wallin stops Perkovic in Oldenburg

Otto Wallin (9-0, 7 KOs) improved to 9-0 with a dominant display against Ivica Perkovic (20-26, 15 KOs) tonight in Oldenburg, Germany. The Swedish heavyweight proved too much for his Croatian opponent, who retired following the fourth-round of a scheduled eight. Continue reading

Yigit and Wallin win in Bamberg

It was a good night for Swedish boxing in Bamberg. London 2012 Olympian Anthony Yigit scored his seventh professional victory with a TKO win over Michal Vosyka. Heavyweight Otto Wallin out-pointed Tomas Mrazek to secure his fourth professional victory. Continue reading

Otto Wallin scores TKO victory in Germany

MA_131026_Farkas_vs_Wallin04289988Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin (3-0, 3 KOs) put in a dominant display to defeat Garbor Farkas (6-29, 3 KOs) inside three-rounds at the EWE Arena in Oldenberg, Germany tonight.

In a fight scheduled for four-rounds, Wallin took control from the opening bell, landing the decisive blows and finally forcing the stoppage at 2:53 minutes in the third-round.

”The fight went well,’’ said Wallin.

”I was landing some big shots in every round. I knew I could take him out and luckily in the third-round I did. This was only my third fight as a professional and I know I still have a long way to go.

“Every day I am learning and improving but I feel I am adapting well and I can’t wait to get back into ring.” Continue reading

Otto Wallin to make Germany debut on October 26

Fight_1_Semiskur_Otto_Wallin0126e881dRising Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin (2-0, 2 KOs) will make his first fight in Germany on October 26 on Team Sauerland´s big card in Oldenburg. The show features some of the biggest names in German boxing, including Arthur Abraham, who will fight Giovanni de Carolis for the WBO Intercontinental Super-Middleweight Title, and Jack Culcay, who takes on Guido Nicolas Pitto for the WBA Intercontinental Light Middleweight Title. Wallin will battle it out with Gabor Farkas (6-28, 3 KOs). He is eager to impress the crowd. “This is great opportunity to showcase my skills in Germany,” Wallin said. “I really want to show them my potential and get a spectacular win.”

Said promoter Nisse Sauerland: “The German boxing fans love heavyweights and we really want to give them a first-hand look at Otto, who like all of our Swedish fighters has the potential to be something special. We have regular shows in Denmark, Germany and all over Europe and we will continue to give our Nordic Fight Night line-up regular bouts to move them up the rankings as fast as possible.”

Erik Skoglund, Oscar Ahlin, Anthony Yigit and Klara Svensson will be in action one week before (October 19) at the Nordic Fight Night in Kolding. “There are busy times ahead for our Swedes,” Sauerland added.

September 7 opponents confirmed for Swedish Nordic Fight Night trio

The Nordic Fight Night returns from the summer break on September 7, with three Swedish top talents in action at Frederikshavn´s Arena Nord. Light Welterweight Anthony Yigit (4-0, 1 KO), who already has four victories to his name since the 2012 Olympics, comes face-to-face with Toni Delgado (3-1) from Spain. Otto Wallin (1-0, 1 KO) takes on experienced Valeri Semiskur (18-28-1, 10 KOs), while KO king Oscar Ahlin (7-0, 7 KOs) battles it out with Artem Solomko (11-23-1, 4 KOs).
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