Found May 22, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Andre Ward told Boxing News magazine he thinks Carl Froch can stop Mikkel Kessler in their blockbuster super middleweight rematch at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. Ward holds victories over both men but in a bumper preview issue of the weekly boxing magazine, the Oakland native – in London to commentate for HBO – believes that The Cobra has the edge over the Viking Warrior. “Carl Froch has been in some tough fights but I think he has more in the tank,” said Ward. “I think Kessler has kind of dipped a little bit since he and I fought, and even since he fought Froch the first time. Even though it’s going to be a tough fight, it’s going to be back and forth, I can’t see Kessler winning this. “Kessler’s last two performances, he hasn’t fought the best guys – a shopworn Allan Green then Brian Magee who’s very tough but limited – and he’s going to look good against them but I don’t know if he has the same fire as when he fought Froch the first time. I would be shocked if Kessler got

Kessler vs. Froch

Mikkel Kessler is one of only two men to defeat Carl Froch. If he is going to do it again on Saturday (HBO, 6 p.m. ET), he will need to do it on the Cobra's home turf in front of what is expected to be a raucous crowd at the O2 Arena in London. Their first fight, a unanimous decision win for Kessler, was in his native Denmark. After that victory, he made a promise that he has...

Froch seeking revenge

London is preparing for a massive sports weekend with the Champions League Final and a super middleweight title fight between British star Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler of Denmark, one of only two men who was defeated him. Almost exactly one year ago, Froch fought undefeated Lucian Bute in front of a raucous crowd of 9,000 at Nottingham Arena and scored a fifth round technical knockout...

Froch vs. Kessler weigh-in open to the public on Friday, Froch wants fans to give him a taste of British passion

Carl Froch has issued a war cry to his fans to create a carnival atmosphere at the public weigh-in for the his blockbuster rematch with Mikkel Kessler on Saturday night at the O2 Arena live on Sky Sports Box Office in ‘Warriors’ Call’ in association with Betfair. Credit: Lawrence Lustig Froch has some strong words for Kessler at yesterday’s press conference at the O2, and...

Andre Ward “I can not see Mikkel Kessler winning this”

  Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch are just days away from going head-to-head this Saturday evening on HBO from the 02 Arena in London. This time in Froch’s homeland after their initial 12-round war in 2010, when Kessler emerged victorious in his land of Denmark while gaining the WBC Super Middleweight Belt. Mikkel Kessler has not lost since their first fight nearly three years ago...

The great Andre Ward decides to sever ties with the WBC

Rather than becoming the organization’s “Emeritus Champion” and battling the winner of the June bout between Sakio Bika and Marco Periban, The Ring and WBA super middleweight titlist Andre Ward decided to sever ties with the WBC. Ward (26-0, 14 KOs) most recently exited the squared circle in September with a 10th round TKO victory over “Bad” Chad Dawson. A gold medal winner...

Froch vs. Kessler II preview video, and presser photos, videos & quotes

It's fight week in London, with the highly anticipated Mikkel Kessler vs. Carl Froch II bout coming up this weekend. While we've been closely analyzing which man has the edge going in to this rematch, right here, what you'll find are all of the quotes, photos and videos from today's final pre-fight press conference. Take a look to see what was said, how the fighters...

Photos: Carl Froch & Mikkel Kessler enjoying down time in London before fight night

The Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler rematch is just two days away, and the fighters have said everything that they can say, and have done all of their hard work and preparation. With the weigh-ins set for Friday afternoon, and open to the enthusiastic public, both Froch and Kessler have taken to enjoying a bit of down time before their clash. Kessler has been taking in a few...

Volcanic: Mikkel Kessler Vs. Carl Froch II Preview And Prediction

Whatever one made of Showtime's Super Six, there was one fight in that 168-pound tournament that is beyond dispute about its quality: Mikkel Kessler vs. Carl Froch. When last they met in 2010, Kessler and Froch dueled at a high level in Denmark, delivering a Fight of the Year contender and the best round of that year, a sizzling 12th where Kessler -- one fight removed from an...

Mikkel Kessler & Carl Froch workout photos & videos

WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) has arrived in London prior to his blockbuster unification rematch with IBF champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs). The Viking Warrior held a media training session at the Hayemaker gym today, which followed Carl Froch's public workout from the day before. Froch held his workout session at the Old Market Square in Nottingham...

Kessler vs. Froch II: 3 questions to determine whose hand will be raised

As Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler’s heads hit their respective pillows tonight, their thoughts will turn to this weekend. The pair engaged in a thrilling manifestation of all that is good with boxing three years ago in Herning, Denmark in the midst of the Super Six Tournament, and are finally set to do the same again this Saturday night in London, England. They aren’t the only...

Joe Calzaghe predicts Carl Froch will get ‘revenge’ against Mikkel Kessler

Joe Calzaghe predicts IBF super middleweight titlist Carl Froch will get revenge against WBA regular super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler in their Saturday rematch at the O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. The 34-year-old Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) managed to trump the 35-year-old Froch (30-2, 22 KO) by a unanimous decision in their initial April 2010 bout during the Super Six...

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Carl Froch, Delvin Rodriguez And Roman Gonzalez

Gotta love Giovani Segura – not only is he an action hero, but he’s pushing the already stretched frontiers of sponsorship in boxing by emblazoning the name of a registration services company on his Julio Cesar Chavez style headband. Who knows what this week will bring in terms of advertising, but it’ll have some good boxing. Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler fight on HBO in a...
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