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Robert Helenius Being Built To a Fight With Dimitrenko

By Ruslan Chikov

Heavyweight prospect Robert Helenius (15-0, 10KOs) became a serious threat on Saturday after a ninth round knockout of former heavyweight champion Samuel Peter. Promotional company Sauerland Event are going to take their time in grooming Helenius, but one fight they would like to make is with European champion Alexander Dimitrenko (31-1, 21KOs).

Promoter Wilfried Sauerland said - "I did not want this fight [with Sam Peter], but matchmaker Hagen Doering and trainer Ulli Wegner persuaded me to put Peter is against Helenius. We want to build Robert the right way. He is still young, and we have time. Next, we would like to go after the European Championship held by Dimitrenko. Robert's chances to win are very good."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cleaner147 on 04-04-2011

great great news, both won their last bouts by impressive one punch KOs, but uneventful fights. lets get the party started!

Comment by Tiozzo on 04-04-2011

[QUOTE=FERNZ;10326476]Dimiterenko is Euro Garbage. Helenius is nothing special himself but he would knock Dimitrenko out..[/QUOTE] Garbage is a strong word. He definitely lacks heart though. Credit to him for being in shape and being a solid boxer. Maybe he's too…

Comment by Tiozzo on 04-04-2011

The Sauerlands say they want to take their time with Helenius and not push him too fast... BUT, whether they like it or not, dude will go up the rankings very fast as a result of the division being so…

Comment by CaRnAgEViOLaToR on 04-04-2011

Dimiterenko is Euro Garbage. Helenius is nothing special himself but he would knock Dimitrenko out..

Comment by Freedom. on 04-04-2011

[QUOTE=Alec900;10326330]I have a feeling Alexander doesn't want this fight[/QUOTE] It woundn't be a wise career move for Dimitrenko. Right now, as European titleholder and with the win over Sosnowski, he'd be a good choice for one of the Klitschkos as…

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