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 Youth Light Heavyweight Champion Erik Skoglund (16-0, 9 KOs). Together, they … Read Article
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, true champions fight all over … Read Article
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 Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) in their rematch on May 25th … Read Article
World Boxing Association (WBA) Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) is in London today, visiting the Sky Sports studios for promo shoots and interviews ahead of his May 25 showdown with International Boxing Federation (IBF) Champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs). “The interest in this fight is amazing,” the Viking Warrior said. “That´s great because the rematch will really be special. Carl is warming up already, I saw he posed as God of War … Read Article
Super middleweight champions Mikkel Kessler (WBA) and Carl Froch (IBF) wrapped up their two day international media tour in Denmark on Tuesday evening. One day after facing the press at the O2 Arena in London, they caught up with the Danish media at a crowded press conference that was televised live all over the Viking Warrior’s home country. On May 25, Kessler and Froch will collide at the O2 Arena in London.
“We sold 15,000 … Read Article
Team Sauerland will be blogging live from the Froch-Kessler 2 media tour as super-middleweight champions Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler face the press in London and Copenhagen prior to their blockbuster rematch on May 25. Starting on Monday morning (CET) on the newly-launched Sauerland Promotion webpage www.sauerlandpromotion.com, there will be live updates and behind-the-scenes coverage with quotes, pictures and videos.
Sauerland Promotion, the international offshoot of Team Sauerland, promotes the Nordic Fight Night, which is … Read Article
By Michael Collins: WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward thinks both Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch have been just using his name to help promote themselves and put themselves on same level as him. Ward beat both Kessler and Froch in the Super Six tournament in fights that left no question who the better fighter was.
Ward hasn’t cared for the comments that both fighters have made since he beat them, and he feels that … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport plans on making the rematch between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler a pay per view bout on Sky Box Office. This apparently is needed in part to help out with the costs of the contracts for Froch and Kessler, both of which will be receiving 2 million pounds are more for the fight. The PPV part for the fight will be finalized by next week, according to … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Well, it looks like Eddie Hearn from Matchroom Sport has worked his magic and got a badly desired rematch for his fighter IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) against WBA 168 pound champion Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KO’s) at the O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, London, United Kingdom.
The only thing that awaits now is the approval from the IBF for Froch to bypass his mandatory defense against Adonis … Read Article
Stunning super middleweight blockbuster rematch agreed
Matchroom Sport and Team Sauerland are delighted to announce that Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler will fight in Britain.
The huge super middleweight rematch is the fight of the year in boxing and the two sides are delighted that terms have been agreed on the biggest fight on British soil in many years. Full details on the fight will be announced at a press conference soon, and both fighters … Read Article