26 May 2013 Last updated at 23:59

Carl Froch: Son provides extra drive for Mikkel Kessler rematch

Carl Froch tells BBC East Midlands today that his son Rocco has given him extra drive ahead of his rematch with Mikkel Kessler.

The 35-year-old IBF world super-middleweight champion faces WBA title-holder Kessler in a unification bout at London's O2 Arena on 25 May.

"My little boy Rocco is the most important thing in my life now. Boxing is obviously what I do and is my passion, but I feel like I'm doing it for him rather than myself," he said.

The Nottingham boxer lost for the first time as a professional to Denmark's Kessler in 2010 and has predicted their second meeting will be an "epic contest".