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Kessler will fight Froch in super-middleweight rematch

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Associated Press
2/1/2013 5:20:57 PM
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LONDON -- Mikkel Kessler's super-middleweight rematch against Carl Froch will take place in London in May.

In their 2010 fight, Kessler won on a unanimous points decision in his native Denmark.

The new title bout will take place at London's O2 Arena on May 25.

The 33-year-old Kessler is the WBA champion and has won 46 of his 48 fights -- 35 by knockout. Froch (30-2, 22 KO) holds the IBF belt, which the British fighter took off Lucien Bute in May 2011.

Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler (Photo: John Gichigi/Getty Images)

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(Photo: John Gichigi/Getty Images)
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