Mikkel Kessler was born in 1970 in Copenhagen and is former professional boxer with the nickname “The Viking Warrior”. On 1st of February 2015 Mikkel announced his retirement from professional boxing. Since then Mikkel has spent a lof time training and developing young Danish boxing talents together with Team Kessler.
Mikkel started his boxing career when he was 13 years old in Christianshavn Idrætsklub and had an impressive amateur boxing record with 44 victories out of 47 fights. Before turning pro Mikkel also won the European Championship when he was 16 year old.
On Team Kessler we believe that collaboration is the only way forward! Throughout my career I was backed by my team and without them I would never have been world champion.