According to information coming from Helsinki, the promoters Sauerland P3 and Live Nation are confident of breaking the record of 9 999 people who watched the fight between Amin Asikainen and Khoren Gevon.
Because of the interest the fight has generated, the promoters are reportedly to be now looking to a crowd of around 12 000 to attend the fight.
The promoters though have not revealed how much each boxer will take home in the event of a win or a loss, but whatever he gets, Chisora will still smile all the way to the bank back home in Zimbabwe where the country is going through a harsh economic environment.
On top of the European title, Chisora will also take Helenius’ World Boxing Organisation and World Boxing Association Inter-Continental titles should he win the bout Saturday. The two belts are also at stake in the fight that has drawn a lot of attention all over Europe.
The Zimbabwean who is going into the fight as an underdog after he on July 23 at the Wembley Arena in London lost his British and Commonwealth titles to Tyson Fury. But he managed to bounce back in style with a unanimous points decision over Lithunian Remigijus Ziasusys two months later.
Chisora who regularly visits his relatives in Harare now has a record of 15 fights, with one loss and boasts of nine knockouts while has opponent has fought 16 battles without loss and goes into the bout on the backdrop of winning previously by 11 knockouts.
Hellenius also has the accolade of having knocked out three former world heavyweight champions. The undefeated 32 year old has knocked out Lamon Bewster, Samuel Peter and Siarhei Liakhovich.
Both fighters are already in Helsinki to acclimatize since Helenius is based in Berlin, German while Chisora lives in Britain.
Chisora needs to win against Helenius to put his career back on track for a rematch with Fury for the Commonwealth belt and thereafter a probable challenge at the world titles which are held by Klitshko brothers Vilali and Wladimir.
Vilali holds the World Boxing Council belt while Wladimir is in possession of three titles, the World Boxing Federation, World Boxing Association, and World Boxing Organisation championships.