After his resounding win over Lucien Bute Carl Froch has once again stated that he believes it is possible to tempt Mikkel Kessler to come over to England for a good old tear-up.
At the end of May Froch admitted he wanted to avenge his defeat to Kessler in a rematch, as well as a rematch with Bute. Yesterday was no different as Froch once again outlined his plans for the future.
It's no secret that Froch is desperate to get Kessler to come to Nottingham. Kessler is also coming off a win after knocking out Allan Green in May.
Speaking to Skysports, Froch said:
"I speak to Mikkel Kessler myself every now and then, he was at my last fight supporting me. I spoke to him after about coming to Nottingham, and I told him 'you owe it to me.' I came to your home and fought you, you've got to come to my home town.
He said if the fight happens, it will be in Nottingham. They've been on the phone to my promoter Eddie Hearn, so they've been trying to sort things out and there's no reason on paper why mid-October this fight can't happen in Nottingham. It can be done.
It gives me the chance to set the record straight. Kessler comes to fight, if anyone saw the first one it was a great fight, very close and he got a hometown decision. If it was in Nottingham I would have got the decision, this is why the rematch is so interesting and why everyone wants to see it again."
As Froch said, there shouldn't really be a problem with making this fight, not in my opinion anyway. It's a very good fight potentially with two great fighters on their day. Bute for me should have a warm-up fight, maybe two before returning but I do see him getting his rematch eventually.
Froch wants it, according to Froch Kessler wants it, so lets see it! Personally I don't think Froch is an automatic favourite, his career best performance last time was exceptional but Kessler will want to shock the world and can do so.
The fight hasn't been made but lets say they have a rematch in Nottingham. Who wins?