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Sergei Liakhovich to fight Aug. 27

Updated: June 16, 2011, 4:51 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

First, former heavyweight titlist Sergei Liakhovich was slated to end an 11-month layoff April 9, but withdrew because of a rib injury.

Now, his return is delayed again, but this time because it is his opponent who suffered an injury.

After Liakhovich (25-3, 16 KOs) took some time off and his rib healed, he signed to fight rising contender Robert Helenius (15-0, 10 KOs) on July 16 in Munich, Germany.

However, Helenius -- who is coming off a crushing ninth-round knockout ...

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