Name: Joe Calzaghe
Alias: Pride of Wales / Italian Dragon
Birth Name: Joseph Calzaghe
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Hometown: Newbridge, Wales, United Kingdom
Height: 5′ 11″ / 180cm
Reach: 73″ / 185cm
Boxing Record: click
Joe won three ABA titles at different weights (Welterweight in 1991, Light Middleweight in 1992, Middleweight in 1993) and has a stand-out win over Chris Byrd in 1992.
- British Super Middleweight Champion (1996)
- WBO World Super Middleweight Champion (1997-present)
- IBF World Super Middleweight Champion (2006-present)
Joe has successfully defended his WBO Super Middleweight title 18 times.
On March 4, 2006, Joe won the IBF Super Middleweight with a lopsided unanimous decison victory over defending champion Jeff Lacy in Manchester, England.
| WBO Super Middleweight Champion
11 Oct 1997 – present
| IBF Super Middleweight Champion
4 Mar 2006 – present