Jul 13 2019
Saturday

Armory, Minnesota, United States

10 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
28-2-0
KO 8

Score cards

  • 67-66
  • 67-66
  • 66-67
KO 8
19-3-1

The tape

38
Age
39
6' 7" / 200 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDSDUDRTD
Form
TKOUDRTDTKOKO
28
Wins
19
17
By KO
12
61
KO%
63
2
Loses
3
0
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
5
IBF
-

Robert Helenius vs Gerald Washington report

Who won Helenius vs Washington?

Gerald Washington beat Robert Helenius by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Armory in Minnesota.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Also, on the undercard Jamal James was victorious over Antonio DeMarco for the WBA Interim World Welterweight championship and Charles Martin beat Daniel Martz.

Helenius vs Washington stats

Robert Helenius stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gerald Washington made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Washington had a slight advantage in power over Helenius, with a 63% knock out percentage over Helenius' 61%.

Robert Helenius was the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.

Helenius had a height advantage of 1 inch over Washington. Despite this, Washington had 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Robert Helenius & Gerald Washington fought out of an orthodox stance.

Helenius was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Washington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 78 more professional rounds, 195 to Washington's 117.

Robert Helenius went into the fight ranked number 5 by the IBF at heavyweight.

Helenius vs Washington form

Robert Helenius had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Principality Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Evgeny Orlov on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Kalev, Tallinn, Estonia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Gonzalo Omar Basile on 17th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland.

Before that, he had beat Konstantin Airich on 10th September 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Baltic Hall, Mariehamn.

He had been beaten by Johann Duhaupas on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki.

Washington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ray Austin on 16th July 2016 by knockout in the 4th round at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Eddie Chambers on 30th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Amir Mansour on 13th October 2015 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton.

Before that, he had won against Jason Gavern on 13th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.

Hehad defeated Mike Sheppard on 11th December 2014 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Robert Helenius had been fighting more than Gerald Washington.

Going to this contest, Robert Helenius had last fought 4 years, 2 months and 25 days ago, while Gerald Washington's last outing had been 5 years, 6 months and 6 days ago.

Helenius' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Washington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

What time did Helenius vs Washington start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Armory, Minnesota, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Helenius vs Washington?

Helenius vs Washington was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.

What were the odds on Helenius vs Washington?

Robert Helenius was a 53/100 (-188) favourite going into the contest, while Gerald Washington made his way into the ring at 77/50 (+154) with oddsmakers.

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