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Mikkel Kessler backing Thorslund to become next Danish World Champion

Mikkel Kessler is backing Dina Thorslund (10-0, 6 KOs) to follow in his footsteps and become the next Danish World Champion when she challenges former two-time World title holder Alicia Ashley (24-11-1, 4 KOs) for the WBC Female World Super Bantamweight strap on March 10 at the Struer Energi Park.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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 full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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.  → read full story

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