2001-10-13 Joe Calzaghe w rsc 4 Will McIntyre, Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark - WBO

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2001-10-13 Joe Calzaghe w rsc 4 Will McIntyre, Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark - WBO. Referee: Rudy Battle. Looking badly out of his depth, McIntyre (167½), who had substituted for Antwun Echols, was picked apart and dissected by the champion’s southpaw jab right from the opening bell. And by the third round Calzaghe (167½) was winding up jabs, uppercuts and heavy lefts that eventually left McIntyre totally exposed, at which point the referee exacted a standing ‘eight’ count before the bell came to the latter’s rescue. Still shaky at the start of the fourth McIntyre should have been retired by his corner, but after being dropped following a steady barrage of blows from Calzaghe and getting to his feet the referee stopped the fight 45 seconds into the session.