Gerald Washington KOs Robert Helenius in Minnesota – Video Highlights

By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent

 Minneapolis, Minnesota (July 15th, 2019)– For eight rounds on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Minneapolis Armory, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, heavyweights Gerald Washington and Robert Helenius stood in front of each other jabbing in slow motion. Helenius led in the punch count and on the scorecards, but none of the punches thrown by both combatants seemed of consequence.

Late in the eighth round, Washington, now 20-3-1 with 13 knockouts, Vallejo, California, staggered Helenius, 28-3 with 17 knockouts, Helenhamn, Denmark, backward with a power right to the head. Helenius held on. Washington’s next punch, a straight right to the face fo Helenius, send Helenius backwards, down and out. Washington, 3-3-2 in his previous eight bouts, made a statement. Work hard in the boxing game, and anything is possible.

Result: Gerald Washington KO 8 Robert Helenius, Heavyweights (2:32)
Referee: Gary Wiezwa. Helenius was knocked out backwards on his back.

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Robert Brizel - Head Boxing Correspondent
Robert Brizel - Head Boxing Correspondent
Robert is the Head Boxing Correspondent for Real Combat Media Boxing since 2013. Robert is also a photographer and ringside reporter for the RCM Tri State region which includes NJ, NY and PA. Robert conducts exclusive interviews, provides historical boxing articles and provides editorial ringside coverage of major boxing events. You can contact or follow Robert on Facebook and by email at robertbrizel@realcombatmedia.com.