Deontay Wilder to return against Robert Helenius on Oct. 15

Deontay Wilder to return against Robert Helenius on Oct. 15

Deontay Wilder has affirmed that he is getting back to the ring. The American has not battled since being taken out in 11 rounds by main opponent Tyson Fury in October last year.

Many even felt that the Bronze Bomber would resign from the game, however, he affirmed for the gathering with Robert Helenius on October 15 in Brooklyn.

"The excursion has been long for me, however, it proceeds," Wilder reported. "Commonly I pondered whether to get back to the ring or avoid it. At the point when I got the sculpture in my old neighborhood and saw such countless individuals come and celebrate with my family, I saw these feelings, developed men crying and asserting that I am the genuine lord, it caused me to feel that my work isn't done ".

"Yet again I am right here. I'm anticipating getting back in the ring. I'm anticipating getting back to the Barclays Center, where I have had a portion of my most breathtaking knockouts. A spot I characterize as a subsequent home. Now is the right time to return to work," added Wilder.

The Bronze Bomber is 36 years old and has had three tough matches with Fury. The first was decided as a draw, and the second and third were won by the Briton. However, Wilder remains the #1 contender in the WBC rankings.

Robert Helenius is 38 years old and has won the last 3 games. However, he has no experience of matches in the USA, most of the Swede's career was spent in Europe. The match is the last elimination for the WBC title, which is currently held by Fury. However, he announced that he is retiring and has until August 26 to confirm. If that happens there could be a change in the status of the fight between Wilder and Helenius.