Originally Posted by toshmurph
What!? Sherman Williams is 5'10 40 years old and has 11 defeats, and you classify this as tough fight for Helenius? How can anyone justify this as anything other than a joke? After fighting Peter and Chisora I thought he would at least fight game opponents but the Chisora fight must have took the confidence from his handlers.
Look beyond the numbers. Although he's lost a lot of decisions, he's been able to go the distance with some pretty high profile fighters - Charr, Chagev, Mccline. He's also coming off on two fights (1 win, 1 NC) where he did very well. He beat Welliver and he practically KO'd Holyfield until the fight was stopped due to a tiny cut.
This guy's no tomato can or pushover; he's a fringe contender who seems very motivated and intent on pulling the upset. Most, but not all, boxers who have suffered an injury, comeback against a limited fighter - but not in this case.