By Terence Dooley
Eddie Hearn took to Sky Sports News today to announce that Tony Bellew's rematch with Isaac Chilemba has been added to Matchroom's May 25th bill at London's O2 Arena.
Carl Froch, 30-2 (22), meets Mikkel Kessler, 46-2 (35), for the IBF and WBA Super World 168lb in the main event. Froch is the current IBF titlist, "The Cobra" wants to avenge his 2010 defeat to Kessler, a hard-fought split decision defeat, and will be roared on by an expectant crowd.
Bellew, 19-1-1 (12) meets Chilemba, 20-1-2 (9), in a WBC world title eliminator rematch on the undercard in a rematch of their March 30th draw, which Bellew bitterly disputed in the aftermath of the 112-116, 116-115, 114-114 decision.
"It was tough to split them on the night, but both men believe they can go on to win (the rematch)," said Hearn, who confirmed that the fight will be a world title eliminator as well as revealing that George Groves's opponent will be unveiled later this week.
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