Dillian Whyte decisions Robert Helenius in 12 round snoozer

Robert Helenius - The chief support to the Joshua-Takam heavyweight title fight, between Dillian Whyte and Robert Helenius promised plenty but sadly delivered very little. Whyte did far more work than Helenius, who was content to box on the back-foot and basically survive.

The chief support to the Joshua-Takam heavyweight title fight, between Dillian Whyte and Robert Helenius promised plenty but sadly delivered very little. Whyte did far more work than Helenius, who was content to box on the back-foot and basically survive.

After 12 frustrating rounds – frustrating for the fans and no doubt for Whyte – the Londoner won via lopsided scores of 119-109 twice and 118-110 .Whyte is now 22-1(16). Helenius of Finland falls to 25-2(16).

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Results: Whyte defeats Helenius

Robert Helenius - Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) labored to a 12 round unanimous decision over Robert Helenius (25-2, 16 KOs) to win the vacant WBC Silver heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) labored to a 12 round unanimous decision over Robert Helenius (25-2, 16 KOs) to win the vacant WBC Silver heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

This was supposed to be a showcase fight for the 29-year-old Whyte. Instead, it turned out to be showcase of how technically flawed Whyte still is at this point in his career. Helenius, 33, highlighted the fact that Whyte cannot cut off the ring against an opponent that uses movement. Whyte also showed that he was unable to put his punches together in a sustained combination form.

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Whyte vs Helenius In Cardiff on Saturday

Robert Helenius - Dillian Whyte says he’s going to make life hell for Robert Helenius when they clash for the WBC Silver Heavyweight title at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Whyte wants to secure a showdown with WBC king Deontay Wilder in 2018 and knows that an impressive win over Helenius will take him a giant step towards that goal.

Dillian Whyte says he’s going to make life hell for Robert Helenius when they clash for the WBC Silver Heavyweight title at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Whyte wants to secure a showdown with WBC king Deontay Wilder in 2018 and knows that an impressive win over Helenius will take him a giant step towards that goal.

‘The Nordic Nightmare’ has vowed to destroy Whyte’s dreams, but Whyte doesn’t believe the former European champion will be able to stand the heat he’s preparing for the Welsh capital this weekend.

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Dillian Whyte finally has a dance partner, will face Robert Helenius on Joshua-Pulev card

Robert Helenius - After a couple of frustrating months during which he saw big fights with both Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale fail to materialise, British heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has finally got an opponent: Whyte, who is referred to by his promoter Eddie Hearn as one of the most avoided fighters out there today, will face Robert Helenius on October 28.

After a couple of frustrating months during which he saw big fights with both Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale fail to materialise, British heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte has finally got an opponent: Whyte, who is referred to by his promoter Eddie Hearn as one of the most avoided fighters out there today, will face Robert Helenius on October 28.

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Whyte Injury Delays June 3 Return / Helenius-Chisora II rescheduled

Robert Helenius - Dillian Whyte has been forced to postpone his clash with Mariusz Wach on June 3 at The O2 in London due to a foot injury.

Dillian Whyte has been forced to postpone his clash with Mariusz Wach on June 3 at The O2 in London due to a foot injury.

Whyte was set to face the Pole in his first outing since his epic battle with Dereck Chisora in Manchester in December, with ‘The Bodysnatcher’ aiming for a key win over the former World title challenger to underline his credentials to land a World title shot of his own.

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Helenius ready for Chisora rematch: ‘’You will see Robert 2.0 in the ring!’’

Robert Helenius - Robert Helenius (24-1, 15 KOs) looked in great shape as he met with the Finnish media today in Helsinki at an open training session ahead of his WBC Silver World Heavyweight title fight against Dereck Chisora (26-7, 18 KOs) on May 27 at the Hartwall Arena.

Robert Helenius (24-1, 15 KOs) looked in great shape as he met with the Finnish media today in Helsinki at an open training session ahead of his WBC Silver World Heavyweight title fight against Dereck Chisora (26-7, 18 KOs) on May 27 at the Hartwall Arena.

The 33 year-old from Porvoo holds a controversial points victory over his British rival from their all action showdown in December 2011, but having enhanced his training methods, which today included pounding a heavy bag with a picture of Chisora’s face attached, ‘The Nordic Nightmare’ believes, this time, the decision will be left in no doubt.

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