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.