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Cleverly vs. Skoglund Update, Kessler-Nielsen a No-Go, More

WBA regular light heavyweight champ Nathan Cleverly´s defence against Swede Erik Skoglund is still lingering. Under Swedish legislation a promoter must apply for longer distances than 12 minutes 60 da...Read More

Kessler: Desire is Still There, I Want To Become The Best Again

Danish boxing legend Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) announced his plans to return to the ring at a press conference today at the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Hotel. The former five-time World Champio...Read More

Froch Admits That He Does Have Interest in Kessler Trilogy at 175

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, former super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler is making a comeback. The 38-year-old Dane, known as the "Viking Warrior," said Frid...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Makes Return To Boxing Official, Wants World Title

It´s official: Mikkel Kessler is coming back to boxing. At a press conference earlier today in Copenhagen, the former WBA and WBC super middleweight champion announced that he is coming back to the ri...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Ring Return in Play For World Boxing Super Series

Team Sauerland stage a press conference tomorrow at an upscale hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, to announce "big news for Danish boxing". And the big news is according to Danish media that the Viking War...Read More

Mikkel Nielsen vs. Flavio Turelli on Ceylan-Lowe Card

Mikkel Nielsen (2-0, 1 KO) faces a tough test in just his third professional fight on March 18 at the Ceres Arena in Aarhus as he takes on Switzerland’s Flavio Turelli (11-12-2, 1 KO) in a six-round s...Read More

Dina Thorslund Wants Mikkel Kessler as a Number Boy

Danish super bantamweight Dina Thorslund (7-05, KOs) demands gender equality in the ring and has asked for a number boy for her WBC Youth World title fight against Xenia Jorneac (7-1, 2 KOs) on Saturd...Read More

Abdul Khattab Praises Mikkel Kessler For Invaluable Support

Abdul Khattab (15-1, 4 KOs) has paid tribute to his coach and mentor Mikkel Kessler ahead of the Copenhagen boxer’s clash with ‘The Dane Slayer’ Arman Torosyan (17-3-1, 14 KOs) on January 21 at the S...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Gives Ceylan His Blessing To Bring Home Gold

Danish boxing legend Mikkel Kessler is backing Dennis Ceylan (17-0-1, 8 KOs) to win the European Featherweight title when he meets British Champion Ryan Walsh (21-1-1, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Expects Big Things From His Protege Khattab

Mikkel Kessler says his protégé Abdul Khattab (14-1, 4 KOs) is in great shape ahead of his clash with Bartlomiej Grafka (18-22-3, 9 KOs) on October 15 at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn....Read More

Mikkel Kessler Helps Out Abdul Kahttab Ahead of Next Bout

Mikkel Kessler has offered some words of wisdom for his protégé Abdul Kahttab (13-1, 3 KOs) ahead of the Danish middleweight’s ring return on March 19. Khattab takes on the Attila Koros (8-3-1, 6 ...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Officially Announces His Retirement

Mikkel "The Viking Warrior" Kessler confirmed his retirement in an interview with Euroman. Previously Kessler told members of the media he was retired, but left the door open for what he called a “meg...Read More

DeGale on Facing Kessler Next: That's a Hell of a Fight!

IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale (21-1, 14KOs) is hungry to get a big name in his first defense of title he captured last month with a twelve round decision victory over Andre Dirrell in B...Read More

Hearn: Hopkins, Bute, Kessler in The Mix For DeGale

IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale, 21-1 (14 KOs), looks set to make the first defence of his title in October, with some marquee names lined up as possible opponents. DeGale, 29, made hi...Read More

Khattab Says Kessler Slammed Him Over Performance

Khattab (10-0, 3 KOs) reveals that Mikkel Kessler was anything but happy with his performance in Frederikshavn last month. Improvements are needed against Mikheil Khutsishvili (37-22, 18 KOs) at the B...Read More

Sauerland Event, Matchroom Boxing Form Historic TV Deal

Team Sauerland and Matchroom Boxing have agreed an historic TV rights deal to share their big fight nights. The fantastic deal for fight fans will see 12 World title fights in Germany broadcast li...Read More

Mikkel Kessler: Unable To Get Froch or Ward, So I'll Retire

Former WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler confirmed an earlier story by Per Ake Persson on BoxingScene.com, by releasing a statement that he's indeed going to retire from boxing. K...Read More

Mikkel Kessler Claims Retirement, No Comeback

Former WBA and WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler tells Ekstrabladet that he's now officially retired. Kessler´s last fight was in May of 2013 when he lost the rematch to Carl Froch in Lon...Read More

Mikkel Kessler-Lucian Bute in Play For Next Spring?

A few days ago, former champion Lucian Bute (31-2, 24KOs) withdrew from a planned return on December 6th in Montreal. The Canadian star suffered a back injury during training. But his promoter, Jean B...Read More

Mikkel Kessler is Now Hinting at Possible Retirement

Former world champion Mikkel Kessler is now telling Danish media that he´s tired of waiting for the big fights and is hinting at retirement. Kessler announced about six months ago that he wanted to re...Read More