Photos/Weights: Helenius vs. Williams, Nielsen vs. Bahki
The weights are in for the big card at the Ice Hall in Helsinki, Finland. Making his return after a long layoff due to injuries, Robert "The Nordic Nightmare" Helenius (17-0, 11KOs) will face Sherman "The Tank" Williams (35-11-2, 19KOs). Helenius came in at 249.3-pounds, while Williams was 264.8. Pictures by Seppo JJ Sirkka EASTPRESS Eastpress.
In the co-feature, Patrick Nielsen (16-0, 8KOs) will defend his WBA Inter-Continental middleweight title against Jamel Bahki (24-3-2, 6KOs). Nielsen came in at 159.8-pounds and Bahki was 159.6.
Also on the card, Phillippe Frenois (FRA) and Andreas Evensen (NOR) collide in a featherweight bout.
[QUOTE=toshmurph;12680953]Maybe I'm being a bit harsh on his selection, in regards the injury, but regarding the previous quote, if any other top prospect picked the tank as an opponent would you call it a tough fight? He hasn't put up…Comment by toshmurph on 11-09-2012
[QUOTE=BostonGuy;12680686]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…Comment by toshmurph on 11-09-2012
[QUOTE=WladimirK;12680619]chill out. helenius was out of tha game for one full year. its a comeback fight.[/QUOTE] Maybe I'm being a bit harsh on his selection, in regards the injury, but regarding the previous quote, if any other top prospect picked…Comment by ImFromInternet on 11-09-2012
I hope Robert has recovered from the injury. That fight against Chisora was horrible..tomorrow we'll seeComment by BostonGuy on 11-09-2012
[QUOTE=toshmurph;12680513]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…Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)