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Who won Helenius vs Kownacki II?
Robert Helenius beat Adam Kownacki by on Saturday 9th October 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Robert Helenius.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Tyson Fury beating Deontay Wilder for the WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Efe Ajagba lost to Frank Sanchez, Julian Williams was overcome by Vladimir Hernandez, Edgar Berlanga was victorious over Marcelo Esteban Coceres, Robeisy Ramirez beat Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz and Jared Anderson defeated Vladimir Tereshkin.
Helenius vs Kownacki II stats
Back in October 2021, Robert Helenius stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Adam Kownacki made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kownacki had advantage in power over Helenius, with a 75% knock out percentage over Helenius' 63%.
Robert Helenius was the older man by 5 years, at 38 years old.
Helenius had a height advantage of 4 inches over Kownacki. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Robert Helenius & Adam Kownacki fought out of an orthodox stance.
Helenius was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Kownacki, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 83 more professional rounds, 199 to Kownacki's 116.
Robert Helenius went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA at heavyweight.
Adam Kownacki was ranked number 10 by the WBA in the 201lb division.
Helenius vs Kownacki II form
Robert Helenius had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Adam Kownacki on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gerald Washington on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 8th round at Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Erkan Teper on 29th September 2018 by knockout in the 8th round at Waldenbuch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Before that, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.
He had beat Evgeny Orlov on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Kalev, Tallinn, Estonia.
Kownacki had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Robert Helenius on 7th March 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Arreola on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gerald Washington on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Charles Martin on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had won against Iago Kiladze on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Adam Kownacki had been fighting more than Robert Helenius.
Going to this contest, Robert Helenius had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 2 days ago, while Adam Kownacki's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 2 days ago.
Helenius' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Kownacki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Helenius vs Kownacki II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:30 PM EST / 6:30 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States, which was around 2:30 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Helenius vs Kownacki II?
Robert Helenius was a 9/4 (+230) underdog going into the contest, while Adam Kownacki made his way into the ring at 9/25 (-280) with oddsmakers.