PREDICTION PAGE Froch, Johnson, and Kessler, Bouadla Make Weight
|Written by Michael Woods|
|Friday, 03 June 2011 20:41|
Here's your prediction page. Please head to the Forum, and drop down a pred, people. Could the old dog, the Road Warrior, channel Bernard Hopkins, and again show the world that age is just a number? Could he, at age 42, upset Carl Froch, the cocky Brit who most of the smart crowd thinks will handle the newly trimmed down Jamaican with relative easy? Or will Froch follow the script most see playing out, by being a little quicker, a little stronger, a little fresher, than Johnson, and heading to the Super Six final against Andre Ward?
The four fighters who'll compete on SHOWTIME® tomorrow/Saturday (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) made weight Friday.
In Atlantic City, WBC super middleweight champion Carl "The Cobra'' Froch (left, in photos) tipped the scale at 167 1/2 pounds while former world titleholder Glen "The Road Warrior'' Johnson weighed 166 1/2 pounds.
Froch (27-1, 20 KOs) will defend against Johnson (51-14-2, 35 KOs) in an eagerly awaited Super Six World Boxing Classic Semifinal from Adrian Phillips Ballroom at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.
The Froch-Johnson 12-rounder will be preceded on the telecast by a scheduled 10-round bout from Denmark between ex-world champion Mikkel Kessler (43-2, 32 KOs) and world-ranked Mehdi Bouadla (23-3, 11 KOs) that will be
Friday in Denmark, Kessler (right, in photo) weighed in at 166.4 pounds. Bouadla weighed 166.