Found May 25, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
IBF super middleweight titlist Carl Froch and WBA regular super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler tipped the scales on Friday for their rematch this afternoon at the O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. A Nottingham native who is also a past two-time WBC super-middleweight king, Froch (30-2, 22 KO) went 167 pounds. Conversely, a five-time world titleholder from Denmark, the 34-year-old Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) weighed 166 pounds. Kessler managed to trump Froch by a unanimous decision in their initial April 2010 bout during the Super Six World Boxing Classic. “I know, and Mikkel knows, that I wasn’t at my best … Continue reading →

Froch conquers Kessler

Carl Froch won a unanimous decision over Mikkel Kessler in a super middleweight title unification bout on Saturday night, avenging his first career defeat and adding the WBA championship to his IBF belt. Fighting in front of a partisan crowd at the sold-out O2 Arena, Froch (47-2, 35 KOs) started quickly and survived several spots of trouble to hold off Kessler (30-3), who beat the...

Live Kessler vs. Froch II round by round results

Froch vs. Kessler II Results & Round by Round Coverage: It's a rematch years in the making, dating back to their thrilling encounter in the Super Six Tournament. Now, on Saturday, May 25, it's finally time for Mikkel Kessler vs. Carl Froch II, one of the most eagerly anticipated bouts of the year. Will Froch be able to settle the score? Will Kessler prove the critics...

Froch seeks revenge over Kessler

Three years after losing his unbeaten record and WBC super-middleweight title to Danish fighter Mikkel Kessler, Carl Froch has the chance to make amends on home soil. Froch and Kessler meet Saturday night at London's O2 Arena in a high-profile unification bout. Froch holds the IBF title and Kessler is the current WBA champion. Since losing on points to Kessler after 12 brutal...

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 results, photos & video: The Cobra gets his revenge

Carl Froch has done it -- he has exacted his revenge against Mikkel Kessler. The British super middleweight successfully avenged the defeat he suffered in April 2010 against Kessler as a part of the Super Six Tournament. With 18,000 spectators in the sold out O2 Arena in London, England, the IBF world champion took home a unanimous decision against the WBA champion from Denmark,...

Carl Froch Surpasses Mikkel Kessler In A Bout That Surpasses Their First

Anyone who thought Mikkel Kessler was "done" as an elite boxer coming into his rematch with Carl Froch got a very welcome wake-up call Saturday on HBO. It wasn't enough to beat his 168-pound rival Froch, who won a unanimous decision in London before a delirious crowd. But it was enough to at least equal, and, in my view, surpass their 2010 Fight of the Year contender...

Carl Froch Wins Slugfest Against Mikkel Kessler

When you fight Carl Froch, it always appears that he should be easily defeated. He has an unorthodox style, that will lead to him getting hit, the problem is he is normally hitting you more often. In their first fight Froch was his normal busy self, but the fact he was in Kessler’s hometown, Kessler was able to bank some early rounds and landing some pretty heavy counters lead...

Boxing betting odds for Froch vs. Kessler II

Betting on Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler Rematch: We've been waiting months to see the highly anticipated rematch between the Dane Mikkel Kessler and the Brit Carl Froch, who last fought back in 2010 as part of the Super Six Tournament. Then, Kessler won fairly comfortably, although Froch and his team disputed the decision. Since that time, a lot has changed in the careers of...

Froch vs. Kessler II weigh-in results, photos & video

The Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler II weigh-ins were held early this afternoon in London, in front of an enthusiastic crowd of supporters for Froch, as well as the other British fighters on the card, including George Groves and Tony Bellew - some potential future rivals in that mix as well. Right here, you'll find the complete Froch vs. Kessler II weigh-in results, including the...

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...

After overcoming Mikkel Kessler, Carl Froch wants a rematch with Andre Ward

With both prizefighters showing great heart and determination, IBF super middleweight titlist Carl Froch unanimously outscored Mikkel Kessler to win the WBA regular super middleweight crown on Saturday in front of more than 18,000 rabid spectators at the O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. A five-time world champ from Denmark, the 34-year-old Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) managed to trump...

Carl Froch Unifies WBA/IBF Titles In Win Over Mikkel Kessler

Saturday night’s fight between super middleweights Carl Froch (31-2, 22KOs) and Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35KOs) exemplified the beauty of the rematch in boxing. It had been three years since the two last met and that was just enough time to make this an even bout despite the fact that Kessler had already scored a victory [...]

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...
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