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 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.