Robert Helenius Biography

Robert Helenius

Quick Facts Of Robert Helenius

Celebrated Name Robert Helenius
Age 36 Years
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Birth Name Robert Gabriel Helenius
Birth Date 1984-01-02
Gender Male
Profession Boxer
Birth Nation Sweden
Place Of Birth Stockholm
Nationality Finnish-Swedish
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Capricorn
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Height 6 feet 7 inches
Weight 115 kg
Agent Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Net Worth $500 Thousand
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Sports Industry
Sexual Orientation Straight

Robert Helenius is a Finnish professional boxer born in Stockholm, Sweden. He is a former European heavyweight champion, having held the title twice between 2011 and 2016. He defeated former world heavyweight champions Lamon Brewster, Samuel Peter, and Siarhei Liakhovich. To know more about him, read below.

What is Robert Helenius famous for?

  • A Finnish professional boxer.

When was Robert Helenius born?

Going back to his early life, Robert was born in Stockholm, Sweden in the year 1984. Currently, he aged 36 years old. He is of Finnish-Swedish nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Similarly, He was born under a horoscope sign of Capricorn. Information regarding his parents, siblings and education details is yet to be disclosed.

When did Robert Helenius begin his boxing career?

  • Moving towards his career, Robert began training boxing under his father at the mere age of 5. He won the bronze medal in 2000 at the European "cadets" (U 17) championships in Patras; he lost to Croatian Mario Preskar. In 2001 at the Junior European Championships in Sarajevo he earned another bronze, losing to hard-hitting Russian Islam Timurziev.
  • At the 2001 Finnish Amateur Boxing Championships, in the super heavyweight division, He lost to eventual gold medallist Janne Katajisto in the first round. The following year, Katajisto defeated Helenius in the final.
  • In 2005 at Mianyang he beat David Price on points but then lost to Rustam Saidov.
  • 2006, however, was his breakthrough year. At the 2006 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Plovdiv, he finished second, again beaten by Timurziev, this time on points. By this time all of Helenius's victories had come by knockout including versus Bogdan Dinu.
  • Since 2006, He has been fighting in Germany in the Box-Bundesliga (Premier League) for Hertha BSC. Promoter Sauerland-Boxstall had bought an option in case Helenius turned pro after the Olympics. At the Olympic qualifiers, he lost to Marko Tomasović and Jaroslavas Jakšto. 
  • He also faced MMA heavyweight fighter Sergei Kharitonov in the amateurs, beating him by points.
  • He turned pro in 2008 to fight for Germany's Wilfried Sauerland. In 2009 Helenius knocked out former British heavyweight champion Scott Gammer and defeated Taras Bidenko with a third-round stoppage.
  • In August 2010, He won the vacant EU heavyweight title against unbeaten Grégory Tony. Helenius defended his title for the first time on 27 November 2010 by beating Attila Levin with a technical knockout in the second round. In the same match, he also won the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title.
  • On 3rd December 2011, He won the vacant European Championship title (EBU) by beating Dereck Chisora by a twelve-round split decision in Helsinki, Finland. The decision was highly debated as most pundits and onlookers thought Chisora had done enough to get the decision.
  • On 23rd March 2013 in Magdeburg, Germany, He won his match against Michael Sprott on points in a 10-round match. Helenius broke his right-hand wrist in a fight.
  • Due to contract disputes with Team Sauerland, He was inactive for two years, before breaking off the contract with Sauerland in February 2015. Sauerland did not accept the one-sided break of contract and took the issue to the court.
  • On 15th October 2017, it was announced that he would face Dillian Whyte on 28th October, after Whyte had had a hard time finding an opponent. Whyte controlled the match from the third round on and eventually won by a twelve-round unanimous decision. He commented afterward that he knew the risks for accepting the match on such fast notice and with only a week of training, but took the risk in a need for money.
  • On 30th November 2019, He faced Mateus Roberto Osorio in Narva, Estonia. After dropping Osorio at the end of the first round, He went on to knock him out via a body punch in the second round.
  • On 7th March 2020, He squared off against undefeated Adam Kownacki in a WBA title eliminator. While Kownacki was the heavy favorite, He pulled off a significant upset by stopping Kownacki in the fourth round. The victory lined up Helenius as the mandatory challenger for titlist Anthony Joshua.

Is Robert Helenius dating someone?

Reflecting on his personal life, Robert's current marital status is under review. He didn't expose his personal information to the media yet. That's means, he is quite a secretive person and interest to live as an ordinary man. If you know more about him or the details of his affair, please share it with us by using the comment below.

How much is Robert Helenius's worth?

All information regarding Robert's net worth and purse payout gathered from trusted. Some of his boxing fight purse money is estimated. He earns career highest purse money up to $50,000. However, his salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed.

How tall is Robert Helenius?

Robert stands a height of 6 feet 7 inches and weighs around 115 kg. Similarly, he has an athletic body with a pair of blue eyes and blonde hair color. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.

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