Los Angeles — Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent, Otto Wallin, in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Fury was expected to cruise against his underdog challenger, but was forced to battle through the bloody cut and a relentless Wallin to maintain his unbeaten record. The judges scored the bout 116-112, 117-111 and 118-110 in favour of Fury, but there were moments when he faced real danger.

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