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Froch vs. Kessler

Froch vs. Kessler 2: Legacy and a date with the Legend of Longevity are on the line

Although few fighters if any can match the quality of opponent that Carl Froch has faced since his introduction to the big time in his 2008 fight with Jean Pascal, make no mistake about it, his legacy is on the line. Not only legacy but a fight with the legend of longevity Bernard Hopkins, is waiting in the wings in what would be a hall of fame sealer for Carl “The Cobra” Froch. There is only one [...]

Carl Froch: Let the gloves do the talking

The past few months have been exceptionally exciting for fight fans across the globe. Match ups such as, Rios v Alvardo, Floyd v Guerrero, Donaire v Rigondeaux have once again given the die- hards an opportunity to grab ‘a cold one’ and cancel all their weekend night time engagements. Super fights are now being made more often which in turn has woken up the sport that many critics claimed was [...]

Podgorski the third man in the ring at Froch / Kessler IBF/WBA’s rumble

International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF/AFICA) – WEDNESDAY 22 MAY 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – One of the IBF most experienced ring official Peter Paul Podgorski “Pete” will be the third man in the ring at the Carl Froch “The Cobra” v, Mikkel Kessler’s “IBF/WBA Super Middleweight Title”. The tournament to be televised live by HBO will take place at O2 Arena (Millennium [...]

Kessler looking to beat Froch in front of his own fans

WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) beat IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) soundly three years ago in Herning, Denmark in front of Kessler’s Danish fans and a small spatter of Froch’s British fans. This time when Kessler faces Froch on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England, Kessler will be looking to whip Froch in front of a huge [...]

Froch-Kessler final press conference quotes

(Photo Credit: Thomas Sjorup) IBF CHAMPION CARL FROCH: “It doesn´t get any better than this… to be involved in a fight of this magnitude at this scale against a fighter like Mikkel Kessler at this venue…I could almost explode. I feel shaky and nervous but also confident and strong. I am so sharp. I will enjoy it, I will leave absolutely everything in the ring, heart, soul, guts, tears and [...]

Carl Froch & Mikkel Kessler Conference Call Transcript

Operator: Good afternoon and welcome to the Super Middleweight World Championship conference. Your host, Mr. Bernie Bahrmasel, will now begin. Bernie Bahrmasel: Good afternoon. Thank you very much for joining us for the U.S. Media Conference Call on behalf of HBO Sports, Matchroom Sport and Team Sauerland. The highly anticipated [...]

Mikkel Kessler media work-out quotes

WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) has arrived in London prior to his blockbuster unification rematch with IBF champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs). The Viking Warrior held a media training session at the Hayemaker gym today. “The hard work has been done, Jimmy Montoya has put me through some very exhausting sessions,” Kessler said. “I´ve had the best sparring of my [...]

Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler II: Preview & Prediction

When Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch (30-2, 22 KOs) squares off against ‘Viking Warrior’ Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) for the second time this Saturday, it will have been more than three years since their first grueling encounter in Group Stage 2 of the Super Six Boxing Classic. That contest unquestionably represented the most compelling and entertaining match-up in the entire super middleweight tournament, [...]

Groves has good idea who’ll win between Froch and Kessler on Saturday

Unbeaten George Groves sparred with both IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch and WBA champion Mikkel Kessler, and he feels knows who’s going to be the clear winner on Saturday night based on his sparring sessions. He won’t say who it’ll be though, but you can guess that Kessler will be the guy that comes out on top in this one. Groves said to the telegraph.co.uk “I’ve sparred with [...]

Froch brands Groves and Cleverly “Bitter and Jealous”

Boxing fans should already be aware that on Saturday the 25th of May, Nottinghamshire warrior, Carl Froch, will be fighting in his long awaited rematch with Mikkel Kessler at the 02 Arena. The first bout was a captivating toe to toe war and it is believed that this Super Middleweight contest will also be a battle for the ages. In the build up to the fight there have been no real hiccups. This is [...]