Gamache: “Wallin is one of the best I’ve ever trained

Coach Joey Gamache says Otto Wallin (17-0, 11 KO) is “one of the best boxers he has ever trained” and insists he is ready to capture his first title when he takes on Italian Champion Gianluca Mandras at the Sporthallen in Sundsvall on April 22.

In the first professional boxing event to ever take place in Sundsvall, hometown hero, Wallin, is looking to claim the WBA Continental Heavyweight title; and Gamache believes the 26 year-old has the necessary tools to secure victory.

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Wallin meets Mandras for WBA Continental title

Otto Wallin (17-0, 11 KOs) will get the chance to claim his first title when he makes his homecoming fight on April 22 against Italian Champion Gianluca Mandras (12-4, 5 KOs) for the WBA Continental Heavyweight Championship.

The 26 year-old from Sundsvall headlines the city’s first professional boxing event, which also features former two-time Olympian Kennedy Katende and female boxing star Mikaela Laurén, with more names to be announced shortly.

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Otto Wallin fights on April 22

Swedish heavyweight hope Otto Wallin (17-0, 11 KOs) will headline his hometown arena on April 22 when Scandinavia’s premier boxing event, the Nordic Fight Night, hits the Sporthallen in Sundsvall.

Wallin, who is undefeated in seventeen professional contests, will face tough international opposition in front of his home crowd, as he looks to continue his rise up the heavyweight ranks and establish himself on the World scene.

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Otto Wallin faces toughest test against American heavyweight Hill

Otto Wallin (16-0, 11 KOs) will face his toughest career test on December 9 when he takes on American heavyweight Eugene Hill (34-1, 22 KOs) in a ten-round contest at the Rosvalla Arena in Nyköping.

The fighter known as ‘Mean Gene’ represents a significant step up in class for the Sundsvall southpaw. He holds an impressive record of 34 wins including 22 KOs, and will provide a final hurdle for Wallin as he looks to secure a title fight in 2017.

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Anthony Joshua sparring unbeaten Swedish lefty Otto Wallin for Martin challenge

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Unbeaten heavyweight contender Anthony Joshua knows better than anyone how quality southpaw sparring is paramount to his chances against defending IBF heavyweight champ Charles Martin. “A.J” has not fought a southpaw before in his 15-0 pro career, and people are wondering how the stance of Martin may or may not affect Joshua on April 9th.

Joshua has revealed to Sky Sports how he is sparring, amongst others, unbeaten Swedish lefty, Otto Wallin. The 25-year-old with the 14-0(10) pro record is almost as tall as Joshua and he has, according to the 2012 Olympic gold medal winner, been providing good work.

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