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Mikkel Kessler stops Brian Magee

Updated: December 8, 2012, 7:47 PM ET
Associated Press

HERNING, Denmark -- Denmark's Mikkel Kessler won his fifth career world championship Saturday, stopping Brian Magee in the third round to take the Northern Irishman's World Boxing Association super-middleweight title.

A right hook sent Magee down for a third and last time, after Kessler also floored the Northern Irishman twice in the second round.

"Magee came out quickly. But when he got the one in the stomach, I just hoped he wouldn't be able to storm out again," Kessler said about ...

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