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Kessler tops Froch for WBC title

Updated: April 25, 2010, 1:25 AM ET
Associated Press

HERNING, Denmark -- Mikkel Kessler of Denmark won the WBC super middleweight title with a unanimous decision against Britain's Carl Froch on Saturday.

The judges scored the 12-round bout 117-111, 116-112 and 115-113 in Kessler's favor, despite the Dane (43-2) being bothered by a cut over his left eye in the final rounds.

The bout was part of the Super Six tournament, designed to give six of the best 168-pound boxers in the world three fights each, with points awarded based upon the ...

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