Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/19/14
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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. That performance propelled him to a new level of fame in his home country and with 18,000 expected at the O2 Arena on Saturday (HBO, 6 p.m. ET), the stakes have been raised again. "It's going to be a fantastic weekend and, I mean, the fight with myself and Mikkel Kessler is going to be big," Froch says. "It's going to be a good fight. It's going to be what everyone looks back on in years to come and (says) remember that one - that was a cracker. That is a proper big fight between two warriors that leave it all in the ring. I'm excited to be a part of and involved in it all." The last time he fough...
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