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The Viking Warrior Returns: Kessler announces comeback

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 Champion, who retired following his May 2013 rematch with Carl Froch at the O2 in London, will make a sensational comeback later this […]

Mikkel Kessler makes comeback, Froch interested

By Scott Gilfoid: In a press conference earlier today in Copenhagen, Denmark, Mikkel Kessler officially announced on Friday that he’s resuming his boxing career after being retired for 4 years, and Carl Froch appears to be very interested. Froch twice fought Kessler with them spitting at 1-1. The 38-year-old Kessler will be coming back to […]

Mikkel Kessler making a comeback

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) is reportedly coming out of his 4-year retirement to take part in a tournament called “World Boxing Super Series,” according to Bt.dk. There is a press conference that is said to be taking place to discuss Kessler’s comeback. With Kessler coming out […]

Mikkel Kessler: Khattab is in great shape, ready for Grafka

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. The former five-time World Champion has been impressed with what he has seen from Khattab in training, and is backing the Copenhagen […]

Kessler could return to the ring for Ward or Froch fights, says Nelson

By Scott Gilfoid: The soon to be 36-year-old former WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) is reportedly interested in returning to the boxing ring if he can get a big fight against either Andre Ward or Carl Froch to fight for their straps, according to Sky Sport’s Johnny Nelson. Kessler recently stepped […]

Kessler vs. Ward: Sauerland to fight for Mikkel’s career against Andre

By Oliver Norager: Former WBC/WBA super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KO’s) may have lived a short retirement after all. Rumors going on in Danish paper Ekstrabladet is that Kalle Sauerland, Kessler’s promoter, is in Los Angeles to get a fight for the Danish legend against his former conqueror André Ward (27-0, 14 KO’s) […]

Mikkel Kessler retiring from boxing

Thank you for supporting me through out my career. It has been an absolute pleasure stepping into the ring, home as well as abroad. — Mikkel Kessler (@MikkelKessler) February 1, 2015 By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KOs) is saying that he’s retiring from boxing after 17 years as […]

Hearn says Golovkin, Hopkins and Kessler are potential opponents for Froch

By Scott Gilfoid: After sitting idle for the last eight months without fighting anyone, IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) said he would still sit and wait on a fight against former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in a bout that Froch is hoping can take place as early as […]

DeGale-Kessler possible for April

By Gav Duthie: After accepting that he is highly unlikely to fight Carl Froch anytime soon James ‘Chunky’ DeGale is in negotiations with great Dane Mikkel Kessler on April 25 possibly at the O2 arena. As of yet it is unclear if this would be for the IBF world title but this seems unlikely. The International […]

Kessler vs. DeGale: Mikkel to possibly face James in April

By Oliver Norager: Former super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (46-3, 35 KO’s) is possibly facing Olympian gold-medalist champion James DeGale (20-1, 14 KO’s) on April 25 at London’s 02 Arena. The fight is for the IBF world title. According to Danish paper, Ekstrabladet, Kessler has gotten a offer from DeGale’s promoter, Eddie Hearn. The Dane’s […]

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