Bahamian road warrior Sherman "Tank" Williams heads to Finland in a few weeks, not for a Scandinavian vacation, but to ruin undefeated Robert "The Nordic Nightmare" Helenius' return to the ring, as well as to give the big Finn his first loss as a pro.
"I'm going to Finland to give Helenius more than he can handle," Williams said from his Florida training camp in Vero Beach. "I'm bringing my 'Conch' (over-hand right) punch and to spoil things for him."
Former European champion Helenius (17-0, 11 KOs) has been out of action nearly a full year, since last December 3 when he suffered a shoulder injury during his highly-controversial 12-round split decision win over Derek Chisora. The 6' 6 ½" Helenius, ranked No. 13 by the World Boxing Organization (WBO), has knocked out a trio of former world heavyweight champions: Sergei Liakhovich (TKO9), Samuel Peter (KO9) and Lamon Brewster (TKO8).
"Helenius brings size into...