TYSON FURY will fight Otto Wallin on September 14 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The 31-year-old is continuing to raise his profile in the United States, but fans are not happy that he's decided to fight the unbeaten Swedish heavyweight.
Wallin, who stands at 6ft 5in, is a southpaw fighter with a record of 20 wins including 13 knockouts.
But after Fury needed just two rounds to effortlessly beat Tom Schwarz in June, fans wanted to see him take on a more well known opponent.
Frank Warren confirmed the fight on Twitter as he wrote: "Lineal Heavyweight Champion @Tyson_Fury will defending his crown against 20-0 @OttoWallin at the @TMobileArena on September 14th."
One furious fan replied: "Absolutely disgusting and take that pathetic lineal champ title down it's embarrassing."
While another added: "What an awful match up this is."
And one claimed: "He must be loving life, getting paid a s*** load of money to fight nobodies."
'GOING TO PUT ON A SHOW'
Speaking ahead of the fight, Fury said: "I am pleased to be back in Las Vegas. I loved my time there in my last fight and am going to put on a show again.
"Otto Wallin is a world-ranked fighter and is tall, something we want with the Deontay Wilder rematch around the corner.
"He is also a southpaw, which will bring its own obstacles, but I will be fully focused to get this job done because the rematch needs to happen."
Wallin said: "This is the type of fight I've been waiting for since I was a kid and my father started showing me some boxing moves in our kitchen.
"I've made a lot of sacrifices to get to this point, and I'm very happy it's starting to pay off.
"I want to thank my team and my supporters for making this happen. I know I'm an underdog in this fight, but I'm ready for this opportunity and I'm going to grab it with both hands.
"Anybody can get beat and especially in the heavyweight division. I like the fact I have everything to gain and Tyson has everything to lose."
Fury has been expected to agree a rematch with Deontay Wilder after their controversial draw in December.
And the Bronze Bomber has slated the self-proclaimed Gypsy King for his decision to fight Wallin.
He even described the 28-year-old star as a "night shift graveyard worker".
Following the announcement of the fight, bookmakers have Fury to win on 1/25, Wallin to win on 10/1 and a draw at 33/1.
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