Deontay Wilder: Robert Helenius is more confident because he’s been sparring with me



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Deontay Wilder: Robert Helenius is more confident because he’s been sparring with me

Deontay Wilder returns to the ring next weekend, and my opponent will be his former sparring partner Robert Helenius. Although after the defeat against Fury, Wilder said that he would never box again, he announced his retirement, but next weekend we will see him in action again.

The only defeats in his career were caused by Fury. Before that, Wilder was undefeated, and he had one draw against Fury, and besides that, he was 100 percent. He lost for the first time in 2020 in the seventh round and also lost the WBC belt, and a year later Fury also knocked him out in the eleventh round.

Wilder recently spoke about the problems that plagued him during the time he held the belt, and said that one of the biggest was the pressure he had to deal with.

Here is what Wilder and his trainer Malik Scott had to say

“I always want a good matchup.

Robert (Helenius) has been on a winning streak and he’s here. I’ve been hearing he’s supposed to be the mandatory for (Oleksandr) Usyk and however that’s laid out, but I know he’s coming with his A+++ game.

They always do when they fight me. “With Robert, I think he’s gotten even more confident because he’s been sparring with me for many, many years. So we kind of know each other. At this point in camp, we’re trying to do some things that he’s never seen before.

And I’m sure he’s trying to do some things that I’ve never seen before. And the one thing I like about Robert is that he has a warrior’s heart, just like me”. “We’ve been doing 30 or 40 rounds nonstop.

Only time I get water is during the break. I’ve just been doing things like that to challenge myself, doing things that have never been done before, or that you don’t really do in boxing. I wanted to see how my body adjusts to the long length of time without a break. When you can go a long time without taking a break, you’re in shape”.