18 Oct

Robert Helenius commented on his loss to Deontay Wilder

Finnish boxer Robert Helenius (31-4, 19 KOs) commented on his loss to Deontay Wilder (43-2-1, 42 KOs) at a boxing night in Brooklyn.

"I'm fine. I'm a little sad because I thought I could do better. But he just caught me. This is boxing. Congratulations to Wilder, he is a good man. I respect him very much."

"I'm glad to see that there are good guys in our sport who feel real love and respect. I feel humbled. I'm glad I lost to an opponent like Wilder. All good to me".

"Will I end my career? I can't say yet. Time will tell," Helenius summed up.

Хеленіус: Чи завершу я кар'єру? Час покаже - Бокс

The fight took place at the Barclay Center arena in Brooklyn. Deontay knocked out Helenius in the first round.

Wilder's victory over Robert made the American a contender for the WBC heavyweight championship belt held by Tyson Fury.