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Froch Expects 'savage' Kessler Battle

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Froch expects 'savage' Kessler battle

Updated: May 24, 2013, 1:06 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Mikkel Kessler-Carl Froch II

Where: O2 Arena, London, England
When: Saturday, 6 p.m. ET

Mikkel Kessler and Carl Froch waged the most action-packed fight of the Super Six World Boxing Classic when they met in April 2010, and they are ready to wage war again.

"They described our first fight as 'brutal,' " Froch said, "and if I was to forecast one word that will probably describe our rematch, then it will likely be 'savage.' There is going to be a bloody aftermath, because neither of us is going to concede any ground in this one."
The first fight was a dramatic slugfest in Kessler's home country of Denmark, in which both men showed enormous heart and determination, especially in the memorable 12th round, which was a candidate for round of the year.

"During our fight, he dropped a bomb on me," Froch said. "I felt it split my nose -- and there was no way I was standing for that. It's like autopilot: I just hit him with everything I had. He momentarily buckled but still came forward for more, and that was the story of the entire fight...

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