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Joe Calzaghe

W L D
46 0 0
32 KOs
last 6


bouts 46
rounds 262
KOs 70%
 
global ID 5364
US ID038548
birth nameJoseph Calzaghe
aliasPride of Wales / Italian Dragon
born 1972-03-23
debut1993-10-01 / age 21
divisionsuper middleweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
reach
73″   /   185cm
residence
Newbridge, Wales, United Kingdom
birth place
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2008-11-08
174½Roy Jones Jr174½52 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Hubert Earle   judges: Julie Lederman 118-109, Terry O'Connor 118-109, Jerry Roth 118-109
Calzaghe was down in the 1st round
2008-04-19
173Bernard Hopkins17348 4 1
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Ted Gimza 115-112, Chuck Giampa 116-111, Adalaide Byrd 113-114
Calzaghe down in the 1st.
2007-11-03
166½Mikkel Kessler16839 0 0
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mike Ortega   judges: Raul Caiz Sr 117-111, John Stewart 116-112, Massimo Barrovecchio 116-112
WBA Super World super middleweight title (supervisor: Renzo Bagnariol)
WBC World super middleweight title
WBO World super middleweight title
2007-04-07
167¾Peter Manfredo Jr16626 3 0
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 1:30   referee: Terry O'Connor   judges: Harry Davis 20-18, Jose Hiram Rivera 20-18, Andre Van Grootenbruel 20-18
WBO World super middleweight title
2006-10-14
168Sakio Bika16820 1 2
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mickey Vann   judges: Jose Rivera 117-110, John Lawson 117-110, Phil Edwards 116-111
IBF World super middleweight title
WBO World super middleweight title
2006-03-04
168Jeff Lacy16721 0 0
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judges: Nelson Vazquez 119-105, Roy Francis 119-107, Adalaide Byrd 119-107
IBF World super middleweight title
WBO World super middleweight title
Calzaghe deducted 1 point in round 11 for punching round Lacy's back during a break
Lacy down in the 12th round.
2005-09-10
167½Evans Ashira16624 1 0
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mark Nelson   judges: Renato Caddeo 120-107, Henk Adriaansen 120-108, Paul Thomas 120-108
WBO World super middleweight title
2005-05-07
167½Mario Veit167½45 1 0
Volkswagenhalle, Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 2:18   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Joachim Jacobsen 50-44, Tom Miller 50-44, Melvina Lathan 50-44
WBO World super middleweight title
2004-10-22
168Kabary Salem167¾23 3 0
Royal Highland Showground, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Paul Thomas   judges: Renato Caddeo 117-109, Frank Cairo 118-107, Manuel Oliver Palomo 116-109
WBO World super middleweight title
Calzaghe down in 4th; Salem down in 12th.
Salem penalized one point in Round 3, Calzaghe one point in Round 11, both for intentional head-butting.
2004-02-21
167¾Mger Mkrtchyan167½18 1 0
National Ice Rink, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO7/12
 W  
TKO
7/12
  
time: 1:05   referee: Paul Thomas
WBO World super middleweight title
2003-06-28
167Byron Mitchell16825 2 1
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 2:36   referee: Dave Parris
WBO World super middleweight title
Calzaghe suffers first career knockdown in 2nd; Michell down in 2nd.
2002-12-14
167¼Tocker Pudwill167½39 4 0
Telewest Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 0:39   referee: Dave Parris
WBO World super middleweight title
Pudwill down twice in 1st and once in 2nd. Pudwill took the fight on two-weeks' notice as a replacement for Thomas Tate.
2002-08-17
167¾Miguel Angel Jimenez16821 1 0
Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Dave Parris   judges: Harold Gomes 120-107, John Coyle 120-107, Mike Glienna 120-107
WBO World super middleweight title
Jimenez penalized 1 point in 10th for head-butting.
2002-04-20
167¾Charles Brewer167¾37 8 0
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Mark Nelson   judges: Robin Dolpierre 118-111, Roy Francis 117-112, Chuck Giampa 119-109
WBO World super middleweight title
2001-10-13
167½Will McIntyre167½29 2 0
Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 0:45   referee: Paul Thomas   judges: Dave Parris 30-25, Torben Seemann Hansen 30-26, Andre Van Grootenbruel 30-26
WBO World super middleweight title
McIntyre suffers first career knockdown in 3rd.
2001-04-28
167¾Mario Veit16730 0 0
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 1:52   referee: Mark Nelson   judges: Roy FrancisHarold GomesHarry Davis
WBO World super middleweight title
Veit down twice
2000-12-16
167¾Richie Woodhall167½26 2 0
Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 0:28   referee: Roy Francis   judges: Dave Parris 87-84, John Coyle 88-83, Gerald Scott 87-84
WBO World super middleweight title
Woodhall down in 9th.
2000-08-12
168Omar Sheika16720 1 0
Conference Centre, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
time: 2:08   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Mickey Vann 40-36, John Stewart 39-37, Victor Salomon 39-37
WBO World super middleweight title
2000-01-29
167¾David Starie167½22 1 0
M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: John Coyle   judges: Bill Lerch 118-110, Roberto Ramirez Sr. 120-108, Mickey Vann 116-113
WBO World super middleweight title
1999-06-05
167½Rick Thornberry16723 2 0
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Harold Gomes 120-107, Rocky Young 119-108, Dave Parris 119-109
WBO World super middleweight title
1999-02-13
167Robin Reid167¾26 1 1
Telewest Arena, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Roy Francis   judges: Robert Byrd 116-111, John Duggan 116-111, Paul Thomas 111-116
WBO World super middleweight title
1998-04-25
166½Juan Carlos Gimenez Ferreyra166½51 8 3
National Ice Rink, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W RTD9/12
 W  
RTD
9/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Mike Ortega   judges: Mickey Vann 90-81, Roy Francis 90-81, Larry Hazzard Jr. 90-81
WBO World super middleweight title
Corner retirement after the 9th round.
1998-01-24
167¾Branko Sobot166½14 1 0
International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 1:35   referee: Paul Thomas   judges: Samuel Viruet 20-18, Roy Francis 20-18, Manuel Maritxalar 20-18
WBO World super middleweight title
1997-10-11
167¼Chris Eubank167¾45 2 2
Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Paul Thomas 116-111, Roy Francis 118-110, Dave Parris 118-109
vacant WBO World super middleweight title
Eubank down in 1st.
1997-06-05
169¾Luciano Torres16945 2 0
Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 0:52   referee: Denzil Lewis
1997-03-22
169¾Tyler Hughes167¾12 0 0
Wythenshawe Forum, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:04   referee: Phil Cowsill
1997-01-21
170½Carlos Christie17113 22 1
Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:39   referee: Denzil Lewis
1996-05-15
169¾Pat Lawlor171¾21 8 0
Star Leisure Centre, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:55   referee: Roddy Evans
1996-05-04
169¾Warren Stowe176¾17 2 0
Goresbrook Leisure Centre, Dagenham, Essex, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 3:00   referee: Roy Francis
1996-04-20
167Mark Delaney16721 0 0
International Centre, Brentwood, Essex, United Kingdom
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
referee: John Coyle
BBBofC British super middleweight title
1996-03-13
168Anthony Brooks16611 6 2
Brent Town Hall, Brent, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1996-02-13
172Guy Stanford17116 11 1
Welsh Institute of Sport, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:24   referee: Roddy Evans
1995-10-28
167Stephen Wilson16711 1 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:18   referee: John Coyle
vacant BBBofC British super middleweight title
1995-09-30
168Nick Manners1699 3 1
Festival Hall, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 2:20   referee: Larry O'Connell
1995-07-08
170Tyrone Jackson1687 9 1
Barbican Centre, York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 1:08   referee: Mickey Vann
1995-05-19
170Robert Curry17533 34 0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 1:29   referee: Roy Francis
1995-02-22
170Bobbie Joe Edwards1785 9 0
Ice Rink, Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: John Coyle 80-76
1995-02-14
168Frank Minton16926 21 1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 1:25   referee: Tony Walker
1994-11-30
170Trevor Ambrose17010 13 0
Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 2:25   referee: Paul Thomas
1994-10-01
167Mark Lee Dawson1667 9 0
National Ice Rink, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
time: 1:29   referee: Ivor Bassett
1994-06-04
168Karl Barwise16814 28 3
National Ice Rink, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
time: 2:40   referee: Wynford Jones
1994-03-01
169Darren Littlewood1681 1 0
Town Hall, Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
time: 1:55   referee: John Coyle
1994-01-22
167Martin Rosamond16910 15 1
Welsh Institute of Sport, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
time: 1:50   referee: Wynford Jones
1993-12-16
168Spencer Alton16412 23 3
Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 2:45   referee: Roddy Evans
1993-11-10
167¾Paul Mason1685 7 3
Watford Town Hall, Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
W TKO1/6
 W  
TKO
1/6
  
time: 2:29   referee: Richard James Davies
1993-10-01
167Paul Hanlon1667 16 0
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
time: 2:43   referee: Ivor Bassett
Pro debut for Calzaghe
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