Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Robert Helenius: Sam Peter Will Not Stand in My Way - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  3/8/2011       Read more by Sauerland Event         
   
Robert Helenius: Sam Peter Will Not Stand in My Way
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

Unbeaten WBO Intercontinental Champion Robert Helenius (14-0, 9 KOs) will face the next huge test on his way up the heavyweight rankings when he collides with former world champion Sam Peter (34-4, 27 KOs) at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany on April 2. “This is a dream match-up of two nightmares,” promoter Kalle Sauerland said. “Robert has taken the heavyweight world by storm and will continue his path to glory with a victory over an accomplished champion like Peter.”
 
Helenius, the Nordic Nightmare, sent shockwaves through the international boxing world by clinching four spectacular victories in 2010. In January, he stopped former world champion Lamon Brewster in the eighth round before edging Gbenga Oloukun in Helsinki two months later. In August, Helenius won the EU Heavyweight Title with a sixth-round TKO victory over previously unbeaten Gregory Tony. In November, he pleased a boisterous crowd at Helsinki´s Hartwall Areena when he stopped Attila Levin the second round of their Scandinavian derby. “We are very pleased with Robert´s development,” Team Sauerland´s sports director Hagen Doering said. “We have moved him very fast because he is a very special fighter with an incredible punch. Now is the time to take the next step, which is a showdown with Peter, a very dangerous opponent. It will be a spectacular fight. I am sure the Nordic Nightmare will topple the Nigerian one.”
 
Peter is one of the biggest names in the heavyweight scene, having been in the ring with both Klitschko brothers. In 2005, Peter knocked down Wladimir Klitschko three times – only to lose on points. Two years later, he beat Jameel McCline to win the Interim WBC Heavyweight Title and then defeated Oleg Maskaev to become WBC Champion, a title he later lost to Vitali Klitschko. In his last fight in September 2010, Peter failed to take revenge on Wladimir Klitschko.

“Sam Peter is one of the biggest and best names out there and I look forward to proving myself against him,” Robert Helenius said. “He has a tremendous punch and will be very tough to beat. But I will not allow him to stop me on my way to the top. It will be a great fight.”

Tags: Samuel Peter , Robert Helenius , Helenius-Peter , Helenius vs Peter



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by ChopperRead, on 03-08-2011
Excellent matchup, the kind the HW division needs more of. Helenius by late stoppage in a tough scrap.

comment by Jim Jeffries, on 03-08-2011
Should be interesting. I'd like to see Boytsov face someone like Peter or Arreola. Maybe he can fight the winner of these two.

comment by Hayehammer, on 03-08-2011
Actually peter will stand in your way the whole fight:D right in front of you!

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (3) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Marvin Hagler: Public Deserves ...
  IBO's Prez Says Yordan is No Lo...
  Gary Russell Jr. vs. Christophe...
  Usyk To Get a Big Push in The C...
  Gennady Golovkin Starts Camp Fo...
  Mickey Rourke Opponent Admits T...
  Francisco Santana-Sebastian Luj...
  Berto, Judah, Spence, Quillin, ...
  Skoglund Targets World Title Sh...
  Keith Thurman: I Want Marcos Ma...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.