Key Facts About Robert Helenius
- He is a professional boxer from Finland.
- His birthday is January 2, 1984.
- Robert Gabriel Helenius is his full name.
- Stina and Karl Helenius are his parents.
- He has two brothers named Peter and Niklas Helenius.
- He’s 38 years old right now.
- His wife’s name is Sandra Helenius.
- Wilde Van, Chillie, and Kingston are his children.
- He is worth about $5 million at present.
Who is Robert Helenius?
Robert Helenius is a well-known name in Finland’s world of professional boxing. Between 2011 and 2016, he held multiple regional heavyweight titles, including two in Europe. At the 2006 European Championships, he competed as an amateur and won silver. He defeated heavyweight world champions Ramon Brewster, Samuel Peter, and Shiahei Liahovich, among others. His full name at birth was Robert Gabriel Helenius, and he entered the world on January 2, 1984.
Robert Helenius Early Life
Robert Helenius was born on January 2, 1984, in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. As of right now, he’s 38 years old. Stina and Karl Helenius are his parents. He has two brothers named Peter and Niklas Helenius.
Robert Helenius Education
There is no information about Robert Helenius’s educational background or academic degree.
Robert Helenius Career
Robert Helenius, at age five, started boxing lessons with his dad. One of Robert Helenius’ earliest training and sparring partners was Tony Hulme in the early 2000s. At the European His Cadet His Championship (U17) in Patras in 2000, he placed third. Mario Plescar of Croatia defeated him. After losing to the hard-hitting Russian Islam Timurdzhiev, he won bronze at the 2001 Junior European Championships in Sarajevo. Janne Katajist defeated Robert Helenius, the eventual champion, in the first round of the 2001 Finnish Amateur Super Heavyweight Boxing Championship. Katajist eventually beat him in the championship match the following year.
The 2005 Mianyang tournament saw Robert Helenius defeat David Price on points but lose to Rustam his Saidov. In contrast, 2006 was a watershed year for him. He lost to Timurdzhiev again on points at the 2006 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, finishing in second place. Knockouts were the difference in all of Robert Helenius’ victories, including the one over Bogdan Dinu.
Robert Helenius had been with Hertha BSC of the Bundesliga’s Premier League since 2006. Robert Helenius was given an option by his promoter, Sauerland-Boxstall, to compete professionally after the Olympic Games. He lost to Marko Tomasovic and Jaroslavas Jakshut in Olympic qualifying matches. He also competed against and defeated heavyweight MMA and amateur fighter Sergei Kharitonov on points. In 2008, Robert Helenius transitioned to the professional ranks, fighting for Wilfried Sauerland of Germany. It was in 2009 that he stopped both Taras Bidenko and Scott Gummer in the third round en route to becoming the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. His ten were no match for him, and he won.
When Robert Helenius challenged former WBO heavyweight champion Ramon Brewster in January 2010, it was the most significant step of his professional career. Although some observers thought Robert Helenius’s fight with Brewster might have come too soon, the tall Finn proved his mettle by knocking out Brewster in the eighth round with a brutal technical knockout. Robert Helenius knocked out Guvenga Orkun on March 26, 2010, in Helsinki, Finland, despite suffering a broken bone near his right knuckle.
Robert Helenius defeated Gregory his Tony, who had never lost a professional boxing match, to win the vacant European heavyweight title in August 2010. On November 27, 2010, Robert Hellenius successfully defended his championship for the first time, prevailing over Attila Levin via technical knockout in the second round. He also took home the vacant WBO Intercontinental belt in the same fight. By a 12-round split decision over Derek Chisora on December 3, 2011, in Helsinki, Finland, he became the undisputed European Champion (EBU). The decision, which was said to be completely unusable, sparked heated debate, with most experts and viewers believing Chisora hadn’t done enough to conclude.
Robert Helenius Parents
Robert Helenius is the offspring of Stina and Karl Helenius.
Robert Helenius Siblings
Robert Helenius has two brothers, Peter and Niklas.
Robert Helenius Ethnicity
Robert Helenius’s ancestry includes both Finland and Sweden.
Robert Helenius Religion
Robert Helenius’ religious affiliation is unknown to the general public at this time.
Robert Helenius Wife
Sandra Helenius is the wife of Robert Helenius.
Robert Helenius Children
Robert Helenius’s marriage to Sandra resulted in three wonderful children: Wilde Van, Chillie, and Kingston.
Robert Helenius Social Media
Robert Helenius’s Instagram and Twitter handles are @heleniusrobert and @helenius_robert, respectively.
Robert Helenius Net Worth
It is estimated that Robert Helenius is worth around $5 million.