Carl Froch secured his legacy as one of British boxing's modern greats with a unanimous decision win over Mikkel Kessler in London.
Nottingham's IBF world super-middleweight champion Carl Froch is favourite to avenge his first professional defeat against Mikkel Kessler.
Mikkel Kessler says he is "more than ready" for his rematch with Nottingham's IBF super-middleweight champion Carl Froch on Saturday.
Carl Froch tells ITV Central how thrilled he is about his victory in London over Mikkel Kessler, which enabled him to retain the IBF world title.
Sitting in the crowd at the O2 Arena in London watching the Froch-Kessler fight was Shane Richie. He spoke to ITV Central News afterwards.
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Carl Froch says it's the team work between his coach and himself and the months of hard work and dedication that helped him win his IBF super-middleweight crown.
Carl Froch says Andre Ward will have to travel to England if he wants to challenge for his IBF super-middleweight crown.
Speaking after his victory, Nottingham's IBF Champion Carl Froch says he's putting a lot of thought into who he'll fight next, but could be looking to avenge his loss with Andre Ward.
There's just hours to go now until boxer Carl Froch takes on Mikkel Kessler at the O2 Arena in London.
The 35-year-old Nottingham fighter is determined to overturn his 2010 defeat by the Dane and add his name to the list of Britain's all-time boxing greats.
Boxer Nathan Cleverly remains hopeful that Carl Froch's fight with Mikkel Kessler tonight can be the springboard to an all-British light-heavyweight showdown.
Froch will put his IBF super-middleweight belt on the line in tonight's rematch with WBA title-holder Kessler, who beat him by unanimous decision after a memorable battle in Kessler's native Denmark.
Should Froch win and decide to step up a weight division, WBO champion Cleverly would await as a potential opponent.
"He's just said he's happy staying at his weight and that he's not big enough to move up. That's his choice but obviously it'd be a great fight if it ever was to materialise." - NATHAN CLEVERLY
Cleverly has inside information on the build-up to tonight's fight, having travelled to Scandinavia to spar with 34-year-old Kessler, and he expects another hard-fought encounter.
"I've got quite a strong idea, I've been out in Denmark sparring with Mikkel Kessler, helping his preparation. It was a great experience, we had some good sparring." - NATHAN CLEVERLY