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Another upset seems unthinkable - as even though Schwarz boasts 24 wins from 24, he has been cherry-picked for Fury to shine on his Las Vegas debut, the first bout of a lucrative television deal with ESPN. Media playback is not supported on this device Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz strike a pose "I was put down heavily last time twice. What's to say my chin hasn't gone?

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Listen: SiriusXM free trial Preview of the fight, via the Associated Press: The pretty Swedish coastal city of Sundsvall has had a couple of quirky brushes with elite heavyweight boxing over the years. In , heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stunned the locals by visiting a newly opened boxing club as part of his promotional tour of the country.

Ten years later, former champion Floyd Patterson chose Sundsvall to open the first of his five burger restaurants in Sweden. A generation later, one of Sundsvall's own is hoping to write a new chapter in the city's unlikely relationship with boxing's marquee division.

No world title is on the line but Fury is unbeaten, the lineal champion — he lost his belts out of the ring while battling substance abuse and depression — and represents arguably the biggest scalp of all the available heavyweights.

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For Sweden, it could be the biggest moment in heavyweight boxing since Ingemar Johansson became its first and only Nordic world champion by beating Patterson in Humble and reserved — characteristics often associated with the Swedes — Wallin recently based himself in New York in an attempt to make a name for himself in the United States.

It has gotten off to a frustrating start. A fight with Nick Kisner in Atlantic City in April was declared a no contest after an accidental clash of heads in the first round, before a July fight against BJ Flores in Tacoma, Washington, was cancelled when Flores wasn't medically cleared to compete.

Now he is heading to Vegas for the first time in his life — as a boxer or on a personal trip — to be Fury's final opponent before the Briton's rematch against WBC champion Deontay Wilder in early Unless Wallin ruins those plans, that is.

For Wallin, a 6-foot-5 southpaw, this marks the culmination of a journey that began when he was a skinny teenager in Sundsvall and his father, Carl, showed him some boxing moves for fun in their kitchen.

The elder Wallin was an amateur boxer-turned-trainer who stayed up as a 9-year-old to listen on the radio to Johansson beating Patterson and had photos at home of Ali's random visit to Sundsvall. Carl would become the boxing mentor of the youngest of his three sons, ingraining strong technical traits in Otto from an early age and seeing him rise up the Swedish boxing ranks quickly after Otto began taking the sport seriously from the age of They used to talk about going to Vegas together one day, and Otto winning the world heavyweight title there.

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Carl will never get to see that happen because he died in May after a sudden heart attack. I pretty much know what he would be saying to me and what kind of advice he would give to me.

You got to trust me. As long as you move your feet, you can beat him.

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Fredrik Stridh was there when Otto Wallin first came to Sundsvall's boxing club, and could tell right away he would be a "sensation.

He has a good amount of speed, fast feet. He is taking inspiration from Andy Ruiz Jr. His sparring sessions with Joshua and other leading heavyweights like Kubrat Pulev and Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller have made him feel more comfortable alongside the elite fighters.

He is confident, too, of suppressing Fury, a showman but also an excellent technical boxer himself.

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I think I am well prepared for that. I know what he is about. I have been following him for years.

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