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Andy Ruiz Jr. takes pop at bloodied Tyson Fury after dramatic win over Otto Wallin

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Andy Ruiz Jr. takes pop at Tyson Fury after dramatic win over Otto Wallin
The 31-year-old Brit was pushed far tougher than many had anticipated earlier than the struggle (Picture: Getty)

took a swipe at after the Gypsy King survived an enormous scare in opposition to Otto Wallin to win on factors in Las Vegas on Saturday evening.

Fury was anticipated to simply overcome the Swede however was brought about enormous issues within the third spherical when he was struck above the attention, with the wound gushing with blood and prompting repeated checks from the ringside physician.

There had been fears Fury is perhaps pulled from the struggle, with Wallin focusing on the lower within the continuing rounds, however the 31-year-old Brit dug in effectively to take again management, with the judges scoring the struggle 116-112 117-111 118-110 in his favour.

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Andy Ruiz Jr. takes pop at Tyson Fury after dramatic win over Otto Wallin
Fury needed to be taken to hospital to deal with his lower after the struggle (Picture: Getty)

Before his conflict with Wallin, Fury had declared himself the most effective heavyweight within the division and brought quite a few pops at his rivals, telling Mike Tyson on a podcast that he would beat three-belt champ Ruiz ‘with one hand tied behind his back’.

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But after struggling a lot in opposition to 25-1 outsider Wallin, Ruiz was lower than impressed by Fury’s exhibiting and let him realize it afterwards.

‘After that performance there’s no manner he beats me with a hand tied behind his again,’ tweeted the Mexican.

Fury – who got here out to struggle sporting a poncho and sombrero in honour of Mexican Independence Day weekend – admitted afterwards that he was given a severe check in opposition to the unfancied Wallin.

Speaking earlier than being taken to hospital, he mentioned: ‘It was an awesome struggle, I received caught on the attention and that modified the struggle. For the bulk I couldn’t see out of the attention. Then there was a conflict of heads and I received lower once more.

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Andy Ruiz Jr. takes pop at Tyson Fury after dramatic win over Otto Wallin
The seriousness of Fury’s lower has created doubts over his rematch with Deontay Wilder (Getty)

‘A good 12 rounds, he was tough. It’s all coronary heart and dedication if I can preserve going I’ll do. He was 20-0, didn’t know easy methods to lose however I used to be the higher man.’

Wallin, whose potential had been questioned by the likes of Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn, mentioned: ‘I did everything I could, I tried my best and Tyson is a great champion. Nobody can question my heart or question that I’m an excellent fighter.’

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