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Mikkel Kessler’s comeback delayed to March by tick bite

Mikkel Kessler has been forced to delay his comeback after contracting Lyme Borreliosis – a bacterial infection spread to humans by infected ticks. The former five-time World Champion had announced his plans to come out of retirement earlier this year and was expected to make his long awaited return to the ring in November.… Read

Mikkel Kessler: “I really believe Skoglund will win this fight!”

Former five-time World Champion Mikkel Kessler believes Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs) will upset the odds and defeat hometown hero Callum Smith (22-0, 17 KOs) on September 16 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.… Read

An Answer for Adrien “The Problem” Broner

By Jack Granard: When Adrien Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) burst onto the scene, many crowned him the heir to Floyd Mayweather’s crown. The first time I witnessed him fight against Gavin Rees (38-4-1, 19 KOs) he was already a two-weight world champion and he looked set for stardom. His performance displayed showmanship, speed and strength. […]

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 […]

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