Froch defends his WBC super-middleweight title against Mikkel Kessler on April 24, in the second round of the Super Six World Boxing Classic, and while the format of the tournament dictated that Kessler would have home advantage for the bout, Froch had initially refused to box in the town.
MIKKEL KESSLER BEATS CARL FROCH BY UNANIMOUS DECISION – 117-111, 115-113, 116-112
Cracking fight, Froch can not complain too much about the result, although he might have a word about that 117-111 card, that seems very wonky to me. He certainly doesn’t seem too aggrieved. Big raps to Mikkel Kessler – there were those who thought he was washed up, but the Viking’s still chugging.
Britain’s Carl Froch lost his WBC super-middleweight title on Saturday, outpointed by Denmark’s Mikkel Kessler after a brutal encounter in Herning. The fight was scored 117-111, 115-113, 116-112, all in Kessler’s favour.