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Robert Helenius-Sam Peter Battle is Set For April 2

By Per Ake Persson

Sauerland Event have announced that the Nordic Nightmare, 14-0 heavyweight Robert Helenius (14-0, 9KOs) will defend the WBO I/C title against no other than the Nigerian Nightmare, former WBC champion Samuel Peter (34-4, 27KOs), April 2 in Halle/Westfalen. Helenius was first set to defend the EU crown against Yakup Saglam but Saglam never signed the contract and in comes Peter, not a bad substitute at all.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Evil Abed on 03-07-2011

I got Peter by KO. Unless he shows up weighing 300.

Comment by joe strong on 03-07-2011

we will see what helenius has.i want to see if helenius can take a punch & we will find out in this fight.if peter wins this fight he is still up there in the title shot picture.if helenius wins he…

Comment by yessuh on 03-07-2011

Peter by KO

Comment by paulf on 03-07-2011

Good to see Helenius step up already against a guy Adamek decided not to take the risk with. I've only seen Helenius fight once, but Sam Peter is a beast! The is an excellent example of interesting, dangerous matchups that…

Comment by BattlingNelson on 03-07-2011

Sauerland is not exactly wrapping Helenius in cotton. This is a tough match-up for him. Sauerland must hope that Peter keeps entertaining the disco-circuit instead of the boxing gyms.

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