Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Chisora: I'm Sorry to Finnish Fans, Helenius is Going Down!

Dereck Chisora (15-1, 9 KOs) and WBA/WBO Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Robert Helenius (16-0, 11 KOs) will collide for the vacant European Heavyweight Title in Helsinki on December 3. Boxing-online.com has caught up with the 27-year-old British fighter who is convinced he will knock out “The Nordic Nightmare” in front of his Finnish fans.

Q: Dereck, why will you leave the ring as the winner on December 3?

DC: “Because I'm back to my best. Nobody will beat me when I'm at my best.”

Q: What do you think about fighting in front of 12,000 wild Finnish fans?

DC: “No worries at all. The more the better, the crowd against me will really spur me on to win. I'll be a bigger hit in Finland than Nokia!”

Q: You said in an interview with the Finnish press that you plan "to make love to Helenius" in the ring. What do you mean by that?

DC: “Take that how you like it, I'll make him mine on December 3.”

Q: What makes you so confident of success?

DC: “I've got to win or I have nowhere to go. Everything is on the line in this fight so I have to win to continue in my career and get a world title fight.”

Q: What are Helenius´ weaknesses?

DC: “He's a good strong fighter and I'm looking forward to testing myself against him. I know whenever I hit someone clean they will go. So I look forward to seeing how his chin holds up.”

Q: Helenius has knocked out three former world champions. Are you scared of his punching power?

DC: “All heavyweights can bang, we're big men, but its if you can take it and fire back. I'll be in front of him all night long throwing bombs.”

Q: What do you think of Helenius´ personality?

DC: “I don't know the guy, I'll shake his hand after the fight. It's all business in the ring, I don't hate him, it's just business to me.”

Q: What about the Klitschkos? You were ready to fight Wladimir when he pulled out due to injury. Are they ducking you? Would you still like to fight him?

DC: “I want the brothers and, yes, they are ducking me. I've got to beat Helenius and get the European title so I can be in a position to fight Wlad or Vitali.”

Q: Is Helenius your stepping stone to Klitschko?

DC: “I look at him more as an obstacle in the road and he's got to be moved out of the way.”

Q: Why will you be better than in the Fury fight?

DC: “Because I've got the hunger back and I'm ready to do some damage. I'm training hard for this fight because I let myself down against Fury, I can beat Fury, I beat myself on that night.”

Q: “Finally, a message to the Finnish fans?

DC: “I'm sorry, but your boy is going down. But he'll come back, just not while I'm on the scene!”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rocky Rode on 11-25-2011

If he comes in shape he has a decent chance...maybe. He should've beat Tyson Fury, but he came in way to big for that fight. If he does the same thing for this fight then I expect him to get…

Comment by yoz on 11-25-2011

Delusional.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez Confirmed For 2018 Rigondeaux: I'm Not a Dead Body Like Other Lomachenko Foes Malignaggi: Haymon, Dana White Spoke About McGregor Fight Frank Bruno Gets Trainer's Licence From BBBofC Anthony Joshua vs. Carlos Takam Finalized For October 28 Daniel Jacobs vs. Luis Arias Undercard Update Daniel Jacobs HBO Special To Debut on November 4 Pulev Reportedly Injured, Anthony Joshua Fight in Jeopardy Photos: Lauren Tries To French Kiss Cecilia Braekhus at Presser Whyte: Wilder May Face Audley Harrison Again Instead of Me! Benavidez on Sparring Ramirez: It Was So Good I Could Sell Tapes Josh Warrington Aims To Land Stadium Fight With Carl Frampton Weekend Review: The Rise of Jermell Charlo Hurd's Plan: Make Mandatory Defense, Fight Lara, Then Charlo Spence: Thurman Has Been Making Excuses; I'm Waiting On Him Mayhem at 154: Post-Tripleheader Report Card Josh Taylor Believes Ricky Burns Fight is No Longer Viable Skeete: Jeff Horn Will Not Have Easy Time With Gary Corcoran Groves: Eubank Not Good Enough, His Very Best Can't Beat Me! Kessler Motivated: I'll Repay Support of Fans With a Great Victory Lemieux vs. Saunders Negotiations Going 'Well' For December 16 Morales, Klitschko, Hatton, Winky: One Hall of a Problem Mikkel Kessler Hit By Borrelia, Return Delayed Until March 2018 Thurman: Crawford Must Be Relevant Welterweight Before We Fight Joshua Warned Klitschko: Finish Me or I Knock You The F*** Out! Tony Luis Targets Top Names at 135 After Latest Win Ramirez: I Want DeMarco Rematch, Stoppage Was Way Too Early Horn's Coach: We'd Beat McGregor Better Than Mayweather Did Lara: I'm Going To Clean Out The Whole 154-Pound Division! Kovalev-Shabranskyy: WBO To Rule This Week if Title is at Stake Mares: March or April - I'm Ready For Leo Santa Cruz Rematch Hurd Surprised, Didn't Believe Trout Would Stand, Trade With Him Team Horn Will Attempt To Secure Conor McGregor Fight Next Spence Explains Turning Down Miguel Cotto Fight, Golden Boy Kevin Johnson Shocks Pianeta, Granat Update, Morell-Fornling Dillian Whyte vs. Robert Helenius Set for WBC Silver Title Photos: Erislandy Lara Dominates, Drops Terrell Gausha Groves is Confident: Eubank Jr. is Just Not Big Enough For 168! Photos: Jarrett Hurd Breaks Down, Batters, Stops Austin Trout Erislandy Lara: I'd Fight Jermell Charlo - Business is Business!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement