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Will it be Kessler or DeGale?

According to Eddie Hearn, Carl Froch’s next fight will be at the O2Arena in London on 31st January 2015.

As of yet there is no clear-cut opponent for the IBF / WBA super-middleweight champion, although plans of a fight in Las Vegas seem to be fast diminishing.
Froch, now 37, though could be set for a third fight with Mikkel Kessler with Hearn remarking;

“Mikkel Kessler is definitely one of the options with it being 1-1 and I’m talking to his promoter all the time”

However, the 31st January fight could see Froch forced to take the mandatory defence against the IBF #1 challenger James DeGale with Hearn further adding,
“The O2 Arena is penciled in for January 31 and it might be Froch-Kessler III or it might be Froch-DeGale but I’m not sure.”
With regards to my preference, I’d opt for the DeGale option, I’m not sure that the fighting public would swallow a third clash with Kessler especially with the prospect of another domestic tear-up, this time with DeGale in the opposite corner.

What are your thoughts?


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 6 2014

Time: 5:59PM

 

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