Carl Froch, Mikkel Kessler make weight for Saturday’s title unification bout

Carl “The Cobra” Froch of England weighed 167.9 pounds and Mikkel “Viking Warrior” Kessler of Denmark weighed 166.7 Friday in preparation for their super middleweight title-unification bout Saturday at O2 Arena in London. The limit is 168.

HBO will televise the bout live at 3 p.m. and again on tape at 10.

Froch, 35, is 30-2 with 22 knockouts. Kessler, 34, is 46-2 with 35 knockouts.

This is a rematch of an April 2010 fight in Denmark won by Kessler via unanimous decision.

Tune in, it could be a terrific fight.


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