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Photos: Carl Froch is Pumped, in Top Form For Revenge

Carl Froch believes he is in the shape of his life as the countdown to his blockbuster rematch with Mikkel Kessler at the O2 in London live on Sky Sports Box Office on May 25 in ‘Warriors’ Call’ in association with Betfair draws ever closer. Photos by Laurence Lustig.

There’s less than five weeks until Froch gets the chance to exact revenge on the Dane and tucked behind closed doors in Nottingham, Froch was in a bullish mood following a gruelling 15 round training session with trainer Robert McCracken MBE.

“I am exactly where I want to be with May 25 beginning to come into view,” said Froch. “I am getting that tingle in my hands and down my spine now, I know that feeling well and it means that I’m ready to fight.

“It is such a huge occasion for me but it’s nights like this where I thrive and stand up to be counted. I feel like everything is clicking in training and sparring has been fantastic, I couldn’t ask to be in a better place than I am right now.”

“He’s very, very sharp,” added McCracken. “To be in the shape he is in five weeks out is a very good sign. He’s in superb condition, he always is – and there’s a hunger in his eyes that I can remember before all his big wins, like Lucian Bute, Andre Dirrell and Jermain Taylor, with the same spitefulness in his pad work before them too. I’m very confident he’s going to do the business.”

Froch and Kessler top an epic bill in London with the light heavyweight rematch between Tony Bellew and Isaac Chilemba, while British super middleweight star George Groves continues his charge towards a World title in a fight against an opponent to be named by Groves on Sky Sports News at 4.30pm.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jangeorg on 04-24-2013

The Viking Warrior Mikkel Kessler will brand his name, in the back of you head, Froch, yeah you feel the floor again, unleashing his hell you will not even hear the bell

Comment by sako5 on 04-23-2013

Dayum Carl looks like he means BUSINESS ! Wouldn't like to walk in Kessler's shoes for the moment ! :boxing: War The Cobra ! WAR ! :boxing: Ps : I was joking, I would pay to walk in Mikkel's shoes…

Comment by paulf on 04-23-2013

[QUOTE=TheThirdEye;13282767] By agreeing to face Chad Dawson for the WBC title, Adonis Stevenson abandoned his position of IBF super middleweight mandatory challenger, he and his promoter Yvon Michel obtained after months of extensive negotiations. Yvon Michel said none of the…

Comment by micky1971 on 04-23-2013

[QUOTE=NachoMan;13282557]Interesting to see what passes for an "epic bill" across the pond.[/QUOTE]what passes for an epic bill? what epic encounters have you witnessed in the u.s (i am assuming youre american) where american fighters are a part? the last one…

Comment by TheThirdEye on 04-22-2013

[CENTER][IMG]http://www.pix-host.com/allimages/20952326.jpg[/IMG][/CENTER] [QUOTE=NachoMan;13282557]Interesting to see what passes for an "epic bill" across the pond.[/QUOTE] By agreeing to face Chad Dawson for the WBC title, Adonis Stevenson abandoned his position of IBF super middleweight mandatory challenger, he and his promoter Yvon Michel…

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