Otto Wallin 'would love' to fight Deontay Wilder says promoter Dmitriy Salita

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Following a points win over Rydell Booker on Thursday night, Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin is looking to challenge himself against some of the biggest names in the division. 

In the run-up to Thursday's contest, Wallin's promoter Dmitriy Salita revealed that his fighter would be willing to face former WBC champion Deontay Wilder who recently announced that he would be returning to the ring

“I think Otto would love to fight Deontay Wilder,” Salita told BoxingScene.com.

“I think that’s a great fight that makes a lot of sense because Otto gave Tyson Fury the most difficult fight of his career.

"Obviously, Wilder lost to Fury twice in their memorable trilogy. So, I think that’s the fight that makes the most sense. And I’ve actually reached out to Team Wilder and let them know that Otto can be available.”

Speaking after his unaminous decision win over Booker, the 31-year-old Swede has eyes on one goal, and that's becoming a world champion. 

"It’s my first time in Michigan and I really enjoyed it. (Tyson) Fury forgot about me. He doesn’t want to fight, but I’m still going to be the next heavyweight champion from Sweden, no matter who I have to beat."

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