Found May 27, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
This past Saturday saw Carl Froch avenge his 2010 defeat at the hands of Mikkel Kessler in what was arguably the most anticipated boxing match of the year so far. Although the scores were similar to the original Kessler vs. Froch results, but in reverse, the points only tell so much of the story. In Herning, the two super middleweight champions engaged in a hard, closely fought match that saw Kessler's technique give him just enough of an edge to carry more rounds. By contrast, this weekend's London rematch saw Froch carry the rounds he won in a clear, decisive fashion. He waded through hard shots that would have sent any other man, perhaps even Andre Ward, wobbling, asserted his will, and made Kessler struggle hard just to contest the notion that Froch was the man. It was a spirited, competitive engagement throughout, but Froch walked away with a much cleaner win in the rematch than Kessler won in the original installment. Before the fight, the Viking Warrior ruminated that...

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 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...

TQBR Radio 5/28: Carl Froch vs Mikkel Kessler II Recap, More

See? Not every post-fight interview has to be filled with hyperbole, stock responses and bull-stuff. It's refreshing to occasionally see two men who just loosened each other's neurons show mutual respect after the fact. This week on Queensberry Rules Radio, TQBR's Patrick Connor and Bad Left Hook's James Foley return to recap the Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler...

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...

Rankings updates after Froch vs. Kessler II, Matthysse vs. Peterson & more

It's time for the latest boxing divisional rankings update here at, and there's plenty of recent action for us to consider. Most recently was Carl Froch's strong performance against Mikkel Kessler in their highly anticipated rematch, as the Cobra scored his long-awaited revenge. However, in the past few weeks there have been other big fights to consider...

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 [...]

Who’s Next for Froch {Video}

With Saturday’s big fight night coming all the way from England many fans wondered if Carl Froch vs Mikkel Kessler II would be exciting as the first. Well it certainly did live up to the hype. The electrifying crowd this time in Froch’s backyard may have helped Froch get his vengeance. Carl Froch’s excuse for [...]
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