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Robert Helenius to fight Samuel Peter

Updated: March 10, 2011, 11:23 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Heavyweight prospect Robert Helenius, born in Finland, based in Germany and known as the "Nordic Nightmare," will take a major step up in competition when he faces former titleholder Samuel Peter, the "Nigerian Nightmare," on April 2.

The fight will take place in Halle, Germany, on the undercard of cruiserweight titlist Marco Huck's defense against Giacobbe Fragomeni.

"We are very pleased with Robert's development," Hagen Doering, of promoter Sauerland Event, said. "We have ...

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