Nottingham's Carl Froch is in his final training stages ahead of his IBF Super Middleweight title fight against Danish boxer Mikkel Kessler.
Froch said, "I might be training, but Kessler is too. We are both cut from the same cloth and we both have granite chins."
ITV News Central's Steve Clamp has today been speaking to Mikkell Kessler, ahead of his world title fight this weekend against Nottingham's Carl Froch.
The Danish star is one of only two fighters that have ever beaten Froch.
Kessler said, "I'm good friends with Carl, but I'm ready for him".
Carl Froch was gearing up for his fight with Mikkel Kessler today with a public training session in Nottingham city centre.
ITV News Central's Steve Clamp has spent the day with Froch, ahead of his battle with Kessler this weekend.
The IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch from Nottingham says his upcoming fight with Mikkel Kessler is going to be barbaric.