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Froch-Kessler II April Date Under Dispute, Not Set Yet

EDITOR'S NOTE: Multiple sources in the UK have advised BoxingScene.com that April 27th has not been finalized as the date for Froch-Kessler II. While the IBF has disclosed that date, and multiple outlets in Canada have reported it as well, we've been told their reports are wrong.

By Luke Furman

The super middleweight unification between Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KOs) and Mikkel Kessler (46-2, 35 KOs) is heading to a date of April 27th, according to sources with knowledge of the details. The original date being circulated was May 25th. The venue will reportedly end up being the O2 Arena in London. The winner of the match will 90 days to deal with IBF mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson, which means the fight has to happen no later than July 27. Kessler first faced Froch in 2010 as part of the Super Six tournament and won a twelve round unanimous decision.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattlingNelson on 02-01-2013

[QUOTE=SirTomJones;12979797]If the arena had any sense they would show the game and rake in tons of cash from beer.[/QUOTE] Exactly. They did precisely that for the Kessler-Green fight. Personally I don't really care for the champions league, so I'd spent…

Comment by Skittlez on 02-01-2013

They should show the champions league finals first at the arena. make it a double event. Not all European Soccer Fans watch Boxing.. but the vast majority of European boxing fans watch Soccer.

Comment by SirTomJones on 02-01-2013

[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;12979770]The date should be made public today. All sorts of dates has been rumoured. I don't think the day of the Champions League final is necessarily a bad thing.[/QUOTE] If the arena had any sense they would show the game…

Comment by BattlingNelson on 02-01-2013

The date should be made public today. All sorts of dates has been rumoured. I don't think the day of the Champions League final is necessarily a bad thing.

Comment by PACnPBFsuck on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=Andrew5550;12976145]Catch the fight on Wifi before the Garcia-Judah fight.,[/QUOTE] It's a 2 hour drive from Philly to Brooklyn, if I drive, I won't be able to watch it, but if I get on the train, I might be able to…

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