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 Last update:  10/11/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno            &
Mikkel Kessler Injures Hand, Stieglitz Fight Postponed
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By Rick Reeno 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.

Tags: Mikkel Kessler , Robert Stieglitz , Kessler vs Stieglitz , Kessler-Stieglitz

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comment by winky's right, on 10-12-2011
[QUOTE=GoogleMe]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 fights, in his opponents backyards. Mundine were highly reg...

comment by sdcluser, on 10-12-2011
[QUOTE=savorduhflavor]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 off. Not the same fighter anymore. Just waiting for couple o...

comment by GoogleMe, on 10-12-2011
[QUOTE=Hitman932]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 could sit around and have one dropped into his lap. In fact Sauerla...

comment by Hitman932, on 10-11-2011
[QUOTE=GoogleMe]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 in the Calzaghe fight, quit on himself even quicker ...

comment by GoogleMe, on 10-11-2011
[QUOTE=Bombs]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 will injure himself for real. Smh![/QUOTE] That's the WORST **** I've ever heard on NSB! ...

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