Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/3/12
Kessler: “I am hitting harder than ever" On May 19, Mikkel Kessler will move up in weight, clashing with Allan Green for a fringe belt from the WBC organization. Today the Viking Warrior opened his gym during a media workout in Copenhagen. Here is what the three-time world champion had to say about his preparation for a historic night of entertainment at Denmark's most famous football stadium, which also features the live screening of the UEFA Champions League Final and a top undercard. Q: For the first time of your career, you will be fighting at light heavyweight. How has the training been going? MK: “Brilliant. I have put on some pounds and I am hitting harder than ever. And I must say I haven't lost any of my speed either. Going up to light heavyweight has given me much more one-punch KO power.” Q: You haven't fought since last June. You must be thrilled to be back. MK: “Absolutely. It has b...
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