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Kessler vs Stieglitz is The Next Fight Coming For Mikkel?

By Luke Furman

While it's long been rumored that Mikkel Kessler (43-2, 32 KOs) is being lined up for a fight with IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute of Canada, recent reports are suggesting that WBO champion Robert Stieglitz (40-2, 23 KOs) is the more probable opponent for the Danish star. The fight with Stieglitz could take place in the fall. Kessler is returning on Saturday night in Copenhagen against Frenchman Mehdi Bouadla (22-3, 10 KOs). Bouadla is Kessler's first fight since withdrawing from the Super Six tournament with an eye injury. Kessler was last seen in the ring in April 2010, winning a tough twelve round decision over Carl Froch.

Luke Furman covers the boxing scene for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tommy hearns1 on 06-04-2011

[QUOTE=belna;10640396]Unfair? Because Kessler runs away from him? Wow, what a genius you are.[/QUOTE] I am no bute fan but i do think that kesslers career is coming to an end

Comment by Sparked_1985 on 06-04-2011

[QUOTE=Tomasio;10640399][B][I]¿Never going to fight a good opponent?...Bute's last 8 fights have been all for a world title(IBF) & he's won 7 by KO & 1 UD..Among those he's fought are very good fighters like Edison Miranda, Sakio Bika & Librado…

Comment by gigogreco on 06-04-2011

[QUOTE=Tomasio;10640399][B][I]¿Never going to fight a good opponent?...Bute's last 8 fights have been all for a world title(IBF) & he's won 7 by KO & 1 UD..Among those he's fought are very good fighters like Edison Miranda, Sakio Bika & Librado…

Comment by Sparked_1985 on 06-04-2011

[QUOTE=belna;10640396]Unfair? Because Kessler runs away from him? Wow, what a genius you are.[/QUOTE] Did I blame Bute? I'm stating my disappointment.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 06-04-2011

Kessler's goal is to be undisputed, so a Stieglitz fight is a must. So the road could be Stieglitz - Bute - S6 winner - retirement. Meanwhile Bute is again left to look in the Who's who of cabdrivers and…

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