Originally Posted by BatTheMan
I think you are mistaken a rib injury for the broken hand he got in training which prohibited sparring prior to the fight. Kessler wouldn't pull out because he and the Palles felt that Frank Wa rren would cancel the fight.
IMO Joe landed a shot right where it hurts the most and Kessler was visibly shaken, but not close to being KO'ed.
The broken hand where Kessler said after the fight that there was no hand problem and also said before the fight that he doesnt know where that rumour came from. That broken hand.
Hasnt Kessler postponed his fight with Steiglitz for less?