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Mikkel Kessler

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 [...]

Magee: Kessler will beat Froch again

Former WBA super middleweight champion Brian Magee is picking the current WBA 168 lb. champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) to beat IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) this Saturday night in their pay per view fight at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Magee has fought both guys in the past, and he feels that Kessler is the far better fighter of the two. Magee said to [...]

Super sparring for Kessler – Cleverly, Groves and Skoglund in Copenhagen

WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler will get the most competitive sparring of his career prior to his May 25 showdown with IBF Champion Carl Froch. The Viking Warrior will train with no less than three unbeaten youngsters in his Copenhagen gym this week: WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly (26-0, 12 KOs), WBO #1 super middleweight contender George Groves (18-0, 14 KOs) and WBC [...]

Froch/Kessler 2: Mikkel Kessler media day quotes

WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) today conducted a media work-out in his gym in Copenhagen, Denmark. On May 25, the Viking Warrior will collide with IBF Champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs) in front of a sell-out crowd at the O2 Arena in London. “I defeated him in the first fight and I will defeat him again,” Kessler said. “I don´t mind fighting him in his backyard, [...]

Calzaghe predicting Froch victory over Kessler

Joe Calzaghe knows a thing or two about WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) after having beaten him by a 12 round unanimous decision in a grueling fight in 2007. After watching some of his recent fights, Calzaghe believes that Kessler’s physical skills have deteriorated enough since their 2007 to where he’s now vulnerable to losing to IBF super middleweight champion [...]