Found December 05, 2011 on Pro Boxing Fans:
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The consensus verdict is that Finnish heavyweight prospect Robert Helenius was lucky to escape with a Split Decision against Briton Dereck Chisora on Saturday, December 3rd, and probably got away with the win only because the fight was in Helenius's backyard of Helsinki. The controversial win has many asking if Robert Helenius hasn't been exposed as an overrated, one-dimensional puncher rather than the guy who might sweep the heavyweight division after the Klitschko brothers retire. The same fight card has left many wondering if newly minted WBA champion Alexander Povetkin, who starched a middle-aged journeyman on the same fight card, is just an overprotected media myth. The Nordic Nightmare - Exposed? Credit: Photo Wende Any such assessment is mere hot air without looking at who Dereck Chisora is. Those who claim Helenius is "exposed" are quick to forget that Chisora is a hot prospect in his own right. "Del Boy" was slated to challenge Wlad...
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