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Mikkel Kessler Injures Hand, Stieglitz Fight Postponed

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that super middleweight Mikkel Kessler (44-2, 33KOs) has suffered a hand injury in training, and his scheduled fight with WBO champion Robert Stieglitz (40-2, 23KOs) is going to be postponed. The bout was going to take place on November 5th in Copenhagen, Denmark. Showtime was planning to televise the fight on a delayed basis, packaged with Lucian Bute's live fight with Glen Johnson. No word on the new date.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by winky's right on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=GoogleMe;11282420]You know **** about Mikkel's life or career. Quit against Calzaghe? He gave Calzaghe the hardest fight of his life. He fought a WAR with Froch, why should he be afraid of fighting others? He fought some of his biggest…

Comment by sdcluser on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=savorduhflavor;11278880]I'm a huge Kessler fan but his body just can't make it through a full training camp anymore. It may be time to call it a day.[/QUOTE] Plus he didn't look good against the last opponent. His timing seemed way…

Comment by GoogleMe on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=Hitman932;11282027]He quit on himself in the Calzaghe fight, quit on himself even quicker against Ward. Then quit the Super 6 because he didn't want to travel, nor did he want to earn his title shots. With Sauerland he knew he…

Comment by Hitman932 on 10-11-2011

[QUOTE=GoogleMe;11279421]That's the WORST **** I've ever heard on NSB! Kessler not born a warrior? He fought Joe Calzaghe in Wales, he fought Mundine in Australia and he fought Ward in his own backyard. You should stfu[/QUOTE] He quit on himself…

Comment by GoogleMe on 10-11-2011

[QUOTE=Bombs;11279236]Don't believe Kessler. Kessley is a sissy boy I could tell the first moment I looked in his eyes and face. He wasn't a born warrior or fight, he was a made one. Karma will get him though and he…

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