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MIKKEL KESSLER RUMORS

Is Andre Ward vs. Mikkel Kessler II happening & if so, is that a good thing?

Late last week the Danish news site ekstrabladet.dk reported that their hometown boxing hero, Mikkel Kessler, and the super middleweight phenom Andre Ward would be getting it on again. The pair originally met in November 2009 as part of the Super Six tournament, and was the first fight where boxing fans well and truly saw what Andre Ward was capable of. Entering as a moderate underdog...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikkel Kessler planning comeback, ready for Golovkin, Groves or any top fighter

Following months of speculation, Mikkel Kessler has announced his intentions to continue boxing and fight his way back to the top of the sport he loves. Here's what Kessler had to say: "I've thought a lot about whether I should continue my career. "I became a father and I have a life outside of boxing that I really appreciate. I’ve got a special responsibility...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
JUST SAY NO

Boxer credits win to abstinence

Well, self-imposed abstinence and lots of training. Newly crowned WBF super-middleweight champ Carl Froch prepared for his title match in truly dedicated fashion.

Via Speleb
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kessler, Froch will meet again for title

Mikkel Kessler will fight Carl Froch in a super-middleweight rematch in Britain in a title bout. No date or venue has been confirmed for a rematch of the 2010 fight that Kessler won on a unanimous points decision in his native Denmark. The 33-year-old Kessler is the WBA champion and has won 46 of his 48 fights - 35 by knockout. Froch (30-2, 22 KO) holds the IBF belt, which the...
Via Fox Sports
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kessler to fight Froch in super middleweight fight

Mikkel Kessler will fight Carl Froch in a super-middleweight rematch in Britain in a title bout. No date or venue has been confirmed for a rematch of the 2010 fight that Kessler won on a unanimous points decision in his native Denmark. The 33-year-old Kessler is the WBA champion and has won 46 of his 48 fights - 35 by knockout. Froch (30-2, 22 KO) holds the IBF belt, which the...
Via Fox Sports
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kessler stops Magee in 3rd round

Denmark's Mikkel Kessler won his fifth career world championship Saturday, stopping Brian Magee in the third round to take the Northern Irishman's World Boxing Association super-middleweight title. A right hook sent Magee down for a third and last time, after Kessler also floored the Northern Irishman twice in the second round. "Magee came out quickly. But when he...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Knockout Of The Year Candidate: Mikkel Kessler Vs. Allan Green

We'll be talking about this knockout around the end of the year when reviewing 2012 finalists, I expect -- light heavyweight Allan Green going to sleep Saturday off Mikkel Kessler's crunching left hook. Back in 2005, Green was the man delivering the Knockout of the Year, against Jaidon Codrington. It's a brutal fact of this sport that one can go rather quickly...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Kessler vs. Green results & photos: Kessler scores 4th round TKO

On Saturday evening in Copenhagen, Mikkel Kessler celebrated a successful debut at light heavyweight. Kessler ended up scoring an early knockout, but not before he survived an earlier scare of his own against American Allan Green. Below, find complete Kessler vs. Green results, as well as some photos from the event as well. The "Viking Warrior" lived up to its name...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Mikkel Kessler vs. Robert Stieglitz Preview & Prediction

In the wake of the Super Six Tournament, the super middleweight division continues to be one of the hottest scenes in boxing today, with a deep roster and plenty of action. In another installment of 168-pounder excitement, April 14 sees Mikkel Kessler make his bid for a fourth reign as a world champion when he takes on Robert Stieglitz in Kessler's hometown of Copenhagen...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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