Waldenbuch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Teper vs Helenius?
Robert Helenius beat Erkan Teper by knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 29th September 2018 at Waldenbuch in Baden-Württemberg.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Teper vs Helenius stats
Robert Helenius stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Erkan Teper made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Teper had a slight advantage in power over Helenius, with a 63% knock out percentage over Helenius' 59%.
Robert Helenius was the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.
Helenius had a height advantage of 2 inches over Teper.
Both Robert Helenius & Erkan Teper fought out of an orthodox stance.
Helenius was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Teper, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 70 more professional rounds, 195 to Teper's 125.
Robert Helenius went into the fight ranked number 7 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Teper vs Helenius form
Helenius had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Evgeny Orlov on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Kalev, Tallinn, Estonia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gonzalo Omar Basile on 17th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland.
Going into that contest, he had beat Konstantin Airich on 10th September 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Baltic Hall, Mariehamn.
Before that, he had been beaten by Johann Duhaupas on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki.
He had won against Franz Rill on 19th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Hartwall Arena, Helsinki.
Helenius' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
Teper's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.5 rounds on average.
What time did Teper vs Helenius start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Waldenbuch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Teper vs Helenius?
Robert Helenius was a 11/4 (+275) underdog going into the contest, while Erkan Teper made his way into the ring at 3/10 (-333) with oddsmakers.