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Mikkel Kessler

W L D
46 3 0
35 KOs 0 KOs
last 6


bouts 49
rounds 270
KOs 71%
 
global ID 16951
US ID050980
aliasViking Warrior
born 1979-03-01
debut1998-03-20 / age 19
divisionsuper middleweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 1″   /   185cm
reach
74″   /   188cm
residence
Copenhagen, Denmark
birth place
Copenhagen, Denmark

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2013-05-25
166½Carl Froch167½30 2 0
O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Pete Podgorski   judges: Carlos Sucre 112-116, Jean-Francois Toupin 113-115, Adalaide Byrd 110-118
IBF World super middleweight title (supervisor: Lindsey Tucker)
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Mariana Borissova)
2012-12-08
167¾Brian Magee16836 4 1
BOXEN, Herning, Denmark
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 0:24   referee: Luis Pabon   judges: Alfredo Polanco 20-16, Dr Ruben M Garcia 20-16, Stanley Christodoulou 20-16
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Dave Roden)
2012-05-19
169½Allan Green171¾31 3 0
Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO4/12
 W  
KO
4/12
  
time: 0:17   referee: Ian John-Lewis   judges: William Boodhoo 29-28, Victor Loughlin 28-28, Daniel Van de Wiele 28-28
vacant WBC Silver light heavyweight title (supervisor: Bob Logist)
Kessler down in round 1
2011-06-04
166½Mehdi Bouadla16622 3 0
Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 2:25   referee: Manuel Maritxalar   judges: Henk Meijers 50-42, Fernando Laguna 50-42, Zoltan Enyedi 50-42
vacant WBO European super middleweight title (supervisor: Dennis Gilmartin)
2010-04-24
167Carl Froch167¼26 0 0
MCH Messecenter Herning, Herning, Denmark
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Michael Griffin   judges: Guido Cavalleri 115-113, Daniel Van de Wiele 116-112, Roger Tilleman 117-111
WBC World super middleweight title (supervisor: Bob Logist)
2009-11-21
167Andre Ward166½20 0 0
Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, USA
LTD11/12
 L 
TD
11/12
  
time: 1:42   referee: Jack Reiss   judges: Mikael Hook 93-97, Steve Morrow 92-98, Stanley Christodoulou 92-98
WBA Super World super middleweight title
2009-09-12
167½Gusmyr Perdomo16717 2 0
MCH Messecenter Herning, Herning, Denmark
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 0:51   referee: Russell Mora   judges: John Poturaj 30-26, Mikael Hook 29-27, Stanley Christodoulou 29-27
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: George Martinez)
Perdomo was knocked down in 3rd round
2008-10-25
167Danilo Haussler16729 3 1
Weser-Ems-Halle, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
time: 1:08   referee: Stanley Christodoulou   judges: John CoylePhilippe VerbekeStefano Carozza
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
2008-06-21
167¾Dimitri Sartison167¼22 0 0
Brondby Hallen, Brondby, Denmark
W KO12/12
 W  
KO
12/12
  
time: 2:00   referee: Stanley Christodoulou   judges: Giuseppe Quartarone 110-98, Jean-Francois Toupin 109-99, Glenn Feldman 109-99
vacant WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Noryoli Gil)
2007-11-03
168Joe Calzaghe166½43 0 0
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mike Ortega   judges: Raul Caiz Sr 111-117, John Stewart 112-116, Massimo Barrovecchio 112-116
WBA Super World super middleweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
WBC World super middleweight title
WBO World super middleweight title
2007-03-24
168Librado Andrade16824 0 0
Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Laurence Cole   judges: Tom Miller 120-108, Tom Kaczmarek 120-108, John Keane 120-108
WBA Super World super middleweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
WBC World super middleweight title (supervisor: Joe Dwyer)
2006-10-14
168Markus Beyer167¾34 2 1
Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
time: 2:58   referee: Guido Cavalleri   judges: Richard James Davies 20-18, Tom Kaczmarek 20-18, Guy Jutras 20-18
WBC World super middleweight title (supervisor: Ruben Martinez)
WBA Super World super middleweight title (supervisor: George Martinez)
2006-01-14
168Eric Lucas16738 6 3
Brondby Hallen, Brondby, Denmark
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 1:51   referee: Luis Pabon   judges: Juan Manuel Garcia Reyes 90-81, Jean-Francois Toupin 90-81, Raul Caiz Jr 90-81
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Michael Welsh)
2005-06-08
167½Anthony Mundine166¾23 2 0
Entertainment Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Luis Pabon   judges: Hubert Earle 116-112, Henk Meijers 120-108, Takeshi Shimakawa 117-113
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
2004-11-12
168Manny Siaca16818 4 0
Brondby Hallen, Brondby, Denmark
W RTD7/12
 W  
RTD
7/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Stanley Christodoulou   judges: Hector Hernandez VilchisPhilippe VerbekeGuy Jutras
WBA World super middleweight title (supervisor: Alberto Sarmiento)
2004-06-11
168Andre Thysse16815 3 0
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:32   referee: Sergio Silvi   judges: Daniel Van de WieleJose Vilas MullerMark Green
WBC International super middleweight title
2004-03-13
168Julio Cesar Green167¼26 5 1
Brondby Hallen, Brondby, Denmark
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 1:20   referee: Massimo Barrovecchio   judges: Jose Vilas MullerLarry O'ConnellBela Florian
WBC International super middleweight title (supervisor: Mauro Betti)
2003-10-24
168Henry Porras16726 1 0
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
time: 2:46   referee: Larry O'Connell   judges: Alfred AsaroBob LogistSergio Silvi
WBC International super middleweight title
Eliminator for WBC Super Middleweight Title
2003-04-11
167¾Craig Cummings166¼51 4 1
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
time: 1:09   referee: Larry O'Connell   judges: Esa LehtosaariJohn KeaneSergio Silvi
vacant WBC International super middleweight title
2002-11-29
166¼Dingaan Thobela16840 9 2
Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg, Denmark
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Roy Francis 120-108, Mikael Hook 120-108, Andre Van Grootenbruel 120-108
vacant International Boxing Association super middleweight title
2002-11-08
168Dean Williams167½16 2 0
Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg, Denmark
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 1:58   referee: Jan Christensen   judges: Berit AndreasenSoren B. JensenSoren Saugmann
2002-10-04
169¾Gerard Zdziarski16916 2 0
Holbaek stadionhal, Holbaek, Denmark
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
time: 2:33   referee: Freddy Rafn   judges: Berit AndreasenMikael HookTorben Seemann Hansen
2002-05-24
164½Orlando Javier Acuna167½9 4 3
Aalborg Kongres & Kulturcenter, Aalborg, Denmark
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
time: 0:01   referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Berit AndreasenHans LarsenFreddy Rafn
2002-03-15
165¼Arthur Allen169¾26 7 0
Viborg Stadionhal, Viborg, Denmark
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
time: 0:52   referee: Freddy Rafn   judges: Berit AndreasenSoren B. JensenHans Larsen
2002-02-08
167Manny Sobral168¼24 1 0
Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg, Denmark
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 0:01   referee: Mikael Hook   judges: Berit AndreasenSoren B. JensenTorben Seemann Hansen
2001-11-16
166¼Fernando Hernandez163¼13 4 2
Roskilde Hallerne, Roskilde, Denmark
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 1:30   referee: Jan Christensen   judges: Berit AndreasenSoren B. JensenHans Larsen
2001-10-13
167¼David Mendez165¾21 18 1
Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Hans Larsen 60-54, Jan Christensen 60-54, Freddy Rafn 60-54
2001-04-27
161¼Rodrigues Moungo165¼12 5 0
Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg, Denmark
W KO4/6
 W  
KO
4/6
  
time: 1:09   referee: Jan Christensen   judges: Berit AndreasenSoren B. JensenHans Larsen
2001-03-09
163¼Miguel Julio164¼32 4 1
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
time: 0:30   referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Freddy RafnSoren B. JensenBerit Andreasen
2001-02-09
163¼Patrick Rubes163¼9 9 0
Odense Idraetshal, Odense, Denmark
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 0:45   referee: Svend-Erik Knudsen   judges: Berit AndreasenHans LarsenSoren B. Jensen
2000-09-01
166½Tony Menefee16872 8 1
Kolding Hallen, Kolding, Denmark
W TKO6/6
 W  
TKO
6/6
  
time: 1:36   referee: Freddy Rafn   judges: Svend-Erik KnudsenVilly Skov ChristensenMikael Hook
2000-04-28
160Kevin Hall163½14 4 1
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 2:41   referee: Svend-Erik Knudsen   judges: Berit AndreasenMikael HookSoren B. Jensen
2000-03-31
158¾Tom Younan16217 6 0
Esbjerg Stadionhal, Esbjerg, Denmark
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
time: 1:35   referee: Jess Andreasen   judges: Villy Skov ChristensenBerit AndreasenMikael Hook
2000-03-04
159Israel Ponce159¼15 12 0
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 2:59   referee: Jay Nady
2000-02-18
157¾Charles Whittaker156¼17 7 0
Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg, Denmark
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
time: 2:30   referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Berit AndreasenSoren B. JensenSvend-Erik Knudsen
2000-01-14
157¼Sidney Mxolisi Msutu158¾16 9 3
Kolding Hallen, Kolding, Denmark
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Jess Andreasen   judges: Villy Skov Christensen 59-56, Freddy Rafn 60-54, Torben Seemann Hansen 60-54
1999-05-04
158½Jean Paul D'Alessandro151¾20 16 1
Cirkusbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Knud Jensen 60-54, Soren B. Jensen 60-54, Villy Skov Christensen 60-55
1999-04-16
155¾Jose Maquina Rojas1572 5 0
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 2:10   referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Villy Skov ChristensenOve OvesenKnud Jensen
1999-03-19
154Alejandro De Leon153¼2 3 0
Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg, Denmark
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Freddy Rafn   judges: Ove Ovesen 60-54, Knud Jensen 60-54, Torben Seemann Hansen 60-54
1999-02-12
154Jaime Balboa15264 25 1
Falconer Centeret, Frederiksberg, Denmark
W KO6/6
 W  
KO
6/6
  
time: 2:13   referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Torben Seemann HansenKnud JensenSoren B. Jensen
1998-11-27
154¾Dean Martin151¼11 1 1
Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Aarhus, Denmark
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Soren Saugmann   judges: Ove Ovesen 60-53, Villy Skov Christensen 60-53, Knud Jensen 60-52
1998-11-06
154¾Anthony Ivory15526 40 1
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
referee: Jess Andreasen   judges: Knud Jensen 60-54, Torben Seemann Hansen 60-54, Ove Ovesen 60-54
1998-10-16
155¾Edwin Murillo153¾22 21 6
Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg, Denmark
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 2:34   referee: Jess Andreasen   judges: Svend-Erik KnudsenVilly Skov ChristensenKnud Jensen
1998-09-18
152Sammy Sparkman149½7 0 0
Sundbyoster Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 2:54   referee: Jess Andreasen   judges: Ove OvesenSoren SaugmannKnud Jensen
1998-09-04
155¾Terry Clark152½3 0 0
Kolding Hallen, Kolding, Denmark
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 2:35   referee: Jess Andreasen   judges: Freddy RafnSoren B. JensenVilly Skov Christensen
1998-06-05
152Rick Stockton1535 2 1
K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 2:16   referee: Soren Saugmann   judge: Svend-Erik Knudsen
1998-05-01
154Alex Lubo15213 4 0
Kolding Teater, Kolding, Denmark
W UD4/4
 W  
UD
4/4
  
referee: Poul Gaardbo   judges: Soren B. Jensen 40-36, Ove Ovesen 40-36, Villy Skov Christensen 40-36
1998-04-03
151¾Michael Corleone151¾8 5 1
Holbaek stadionhal, Holbaek, Denmark
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
time: 2:40   referee: Svend-Erik Knudsen   judges: Jess Andreasen 20-17, Freddy Rafn 20-16, Villy Skov Christensen 20-17
1998-03-20
152Kelly Mays157¾6 0 0
Vejlby-Risskov Hallen, Aarhus, Denmark
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 1:09   referee: Poul Gaardbo
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