Froch beats Kessler in thriller at the O2 Arena as Cobra avenges defeat to Dane with points victory in unification battle
By Jeff Powell - dailymail.co.uk
History talks with the war to end all wars.
Revenge: Carl Froch beat Mikkel Kessler by unanimous decision at the O2 Arena on Saturday night
Respect: Kessler congratulates Froch after their epic 12-round contest
Kessler, if he does retire, goes out on his viking shield.
Joy: Froch punches the air in delight as he celebrates his victory with his fans in London
Battle: Froch started quickly before Kessler worked his way back into the contest
Warriors: Froch and Kessler embrace at the end of their thrilling contest
The Briton landed an instinctive short right as Kessler advanced early in the fourth but Kessler caught him with an uppercut and two hard jabs in response. Froch landed with his first body shot of the fight but took a three-punch combination for his trouble seconds later as Kessler perhaps took the fourth.
Revenge: Froch made amends for his defeat to the Dane in 2010 on Saturday night
Home support: Carl Froch entered the ring to a hero's reception at the O2 Arena
Kessler did well in the ninth, landing a stiff three-punch combination early on, and scored with an excellent left hook to the body in the 10th before following it up with the same shot to Froch's head. The tough IBF champion barely blinked, instead firing back with wild but venomous right hands to take the round.
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