Where's Wallin ?

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  1. ipitythefool

    ipitythefool "A long time ago, in a boxing ring far away ..." Full Member

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    Couldn't resist the title.

    But seriously Otto Wallin put in a far better than expected performance against Fury last September and showed he is by no means the Swedish meatball that i quite unkindly called him.

    You would think he would want to capitalise on that performance and the publicity he got. But 4 months later nothing. He's 29 and if he wants to climb up the rankings he needs to get out there and fight.

    Probably just more bad promotion which seems endemic in boxing these days.

    Any idea if there's any rumours of a fight for him ?
     
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  2. Oakland Billy Smith

    Oakland Billy Smith Active Member booted Full Member

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    I think he went back to driving cabs in liverpool if im not mistaken
     
  3. greenhornet

    greenhornet Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If he retires now, he protects the illusion he is something other than a bum. Fighting anyone decent explodes that myth when he gets ko'd early and easily.
     
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  4. venbox

    venbox Active Member Full Member

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    Wallin's going the Kevin McBride route: after your biggest fight, dissapear for nearly a year.
     
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  5. Ted Stickles

    Ted Stickles Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Patter983 Active Member Full Member

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    Who is this guys promoter surprised Hearn hasn’t snapped him up
     
  7. AlwaysFirst

    AlwaysFirst Active Member Full Member

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    Why Liverpool of all weird places?
     
  8. Reinhardt

    Reinhardt Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I figured there'd be a line outside his house of guys wanting to fight him.
     
  9. smiffyinoz

    smiffyinoz Active Member Full Member

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    Should stick him in with Ortiz for a “king of the overrated” title.
     
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  10. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It is often the case with these guys who get a powder puff undefeated record, that when they lose their first fight they give up the sport.
     
  11. Faceplant

    Faceplant Lucky Full Member

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    He's about to announce a fight with Dustin Nichols for the TRUE heavyweight championship of the world.
     
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  12. Deew

    Deew Active Member Full Member

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    Wallin in training under Joey Gamache at the Mendez Gym in New York City.

    Was expecting to fight in Feb, but as no announcement, that looks unlikely.
     
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  13. POTUS

    POTUS The Last Lumberjack Full Member

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    Los Angeles, south patagonia
     
  14. greenhornet

    greenhornet Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Thus he is afraid to leave his house and cannot schedule a fight.
     
  15. lepinthehood

    lepinthehood Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I think i saw him in a medieval war re-enactment.
     


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