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Froch-Kessler 2 Airings Get About 1.1 Million Viewers

The enjoyable rematch between super middleweights Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler drew nearly 1.1 million combined viewers in its two airings on HBO this past Saturday, according to a network news relea...Read More

Froch-Kessler Needs a Tiebreaker: Review/Ratings Update

Sometimes, rematches disappoint. Saturday wasn’t one of those times. While the wild abandon of the first fight seemed to take a little longer to break out, Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler closed what ...Read More

Froch Discusses Adjustments Made For Kessler Rematch

Carl Froch entered the O2 Arena main floor to the backdrop of Guns N’ Roses all-time classic ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ blaring over the PA system, a suggestion of intimidation towards Kessler fighting o...Read More

CompuBox: Froch Showers Kessler With 1034 Throws

Carl Froch doubled up Mikkel Kessler in punches thrown and outlanded him in eight of twelve rounds. Kessler landed 55% of his power shots, but landed just 8 of 14 per round. Froch's 1034 thrown pun...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Admits Carl Froch's Pace Was Too Much

Mikkel Kessler admitted he could not handle the pace set by Carl Froch as the Nottingham man took a points win in their exciting rematch. Froch made a fast start against his super-middleweight rival a...Read More

Photos: Froch Avenges Kessler Loss, Massive Fight Gallery

O2 Arena, London, England - Carl Froch (31-2, 22 KOs) unified the WBA/IBF super middleweight titles with a twelve round unanimous decision over Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) in a highly anticipated re...Read More

Andre Ward's Trainer: I Had Froch-Kessler II a Draw

Super middleweight king Andre Ward's trainer and mentor, Virgil Hunter, was ringside Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London. He watched the second fight between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler, which ...Read More

Carl Froch: A Kessler Trilogy Would Be on Neutral Ground

After his pre-fight threat to 'kill' Mikkel Kessler, Carl Froch paid tribute to the Dane on Sunday morning. The Briton, who had lost their first fight in Denmark, also mentioned the possibility of ...Read More

Froch: Kessler Hurt Me a Few Times, I Hurt Him More

Carl Froch got his revenge with victory over Denmark's Mikkel Kessler in a unanimous points decision to retain the IBF super middleweight title in a thrilling clash at a packed 02 Arena on Saturday. ...Read More

Kessler: No Pressure, Many of My Fans Coming To England

Mikkel Kessler’s experience in extremely hostile territory has left him completely calm as his rematch against Carl Froch approaches. The super middleweight champion from Denmark has fought Wales’ ...Read More

Kessler Retirement? Carl Froch, Andre Ward Hope Not

If their pre-fight comments were to be taken to heart, then retirement was on the table for the losing fighter in Saturday’s rematch between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler. After 12 fiercely contes...Read More

Carl Froch: You Are Going To See The Best of Me!

Nottingham's Carl Froch and Denmark's Mikkel Kessler are pumped for their rematch at London's O2 Arena, with the IBF and WBA Super World titles at stake. Kessler defeated Froch by unanimous decision i...Read More

CompuBox Punch Stat Review: Froch vs. Kessler 1

Each fighter's jab was a key weapon in the first fight. Carl Froch averaged 10 of 48 per round while Mikkel Kessler went 8 of 31 per frame- well above the 168-lb avg. of 5 of 24 per round. Froch thr...Read More

BoxingScene Fight Predictions Kessler vs. Froch II:

Has Carl Froch’s sensational win over Lucian Bute presented false hope in his chances in this weekend’s rematch with Mikkel Kessler, or have their careers rapidly traveled in opposite directions? T...Read More

Hearn: A Win Here Will Make Froch an All-Time Great

PROMOTER Eddie Hearn is convinced that Carl Froch is just one fight away from becoming one of world boxing’s all-time greats. Froch has his megabucks rematch with Mikkel Kessler at the O2 Arena in ...Read More

Frank Warren: Carl Froch Will Exact Clinical Revenge!

I'm backing Britain's Carl Froch to exact clinical revenge over Mikkel Kessler when the gladiators collide for the IBF and WBA super-middleweight belts at London's O2 Arena this evening. Three year...Read More

Froch vs. Kessler II: The Pre-Fight Report Card

By Cliff Rold - Boxing is, in so many ways, a passion sport. Saturday will be one of those nights where that passion is both displayed and conveyed to those who don’t get it. The 20,000 seat O2 Aren...Read More

Kessler-Froch 2: The Trainers Prediction Roundtable

John Scully (Carl Froch): “I think Kessler’s going to put up a stand, but I’m going to go with Froch by decision. At this stage, he’s just a better fighter, mentally especially. I think he’s on a high...Read More

Carl Froch Warns Mikkel Kessler: Don't Be Too Brave

CARL FROCH says he is turning up to fight Mikkel Kessler in the best possible shape - and roared: "I'm absolutely sparking!" Nottingham beast Froch weighed in at 11stone 13lbs this afternoon, while...Read More

Photos: Kessler Arrives at The O2 Arena For Froch War

WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler arrives to the O2 Arena in England, where the Danish star will go to war with IBF champion Carl Froch in a highly anticipated rematch. Kessler won a twel...Read More