Fury toasts surgeons after having 50 stitches in eye wound

Tyson Fury insists he is happy with how his fight against Otto Wallin went – and even happier with the job doctors did stitching up his eye.

The Mancunian won a unanimous points decision in Las Vegas having been caught in the third round with a punch from the Swede which opened up a large gash on his right eyebrow and a smaller one on the eyelid.

Fury battled through nine rounds with blood continually running into his eye before being taken straight to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada immediately after the fight to see a plastic surgeon.

Asked how he was, he told the PA news agency: "I'm fantastic. They did an absolutely fantastic job on it. Fifty stitches in it."

Fury, wearing dark glasses to hide the wound, was happy to pose for pictures with fans as he walked through Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport on his way to catch a flight home to Manchester.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury reacts after the final bell in his heavy weight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury reacts after the final bell in his heavy weight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury reacts after the final bell in his heavy weight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Gene Blevins/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Paris Fury stands in the ring after her husband Tyson Fury's heavyweight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fury won his bout by an unanimous decision. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury (R) and Otto Wallin fight during their heavyweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury is tended to in his corner between rounds during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14:Referee Tony Weeks, cover in blood, looks on during the Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin heavyweight fight at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury makes his entrance to the ring for his heavyweight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury (L) and Otto Wallin fight during their heavyweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury (L) and Otto Wallin fight during their heavyweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury is punched during his heavyweight bout against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson won by an unanimous decision after the 12-round bout. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 14: Tyson Fury makes his entrance to the ring for his heavyweight fight against Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena on September 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
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He was happy to show off the neat stitching work done on his eye to anyone who asked but did not want anyone taking photographs of it.

The 31-year-old said he was satisfied with how his night's work at the T-Mobile Arena had gone despite being taken to 12 rounds by virtual unknown Wallin.

"It was a good fight. I was happy with it," he added.

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