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10 Calzaghe v Jones

Calzaghe vs. Jones Jnr,

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USA. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe was put down in the first round. Two close rounds followed before Calzaghe took control of the fight. In the eighth round, Jones sustained a cut over an eye, nearly forcing a stoppage. All three judges' decisions were 118–109 for Calzaghe.

09 Calzaghe v Hopkins

Calzaghe vs. Hopkins,

Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NE, USA. SD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe did not get off to a good start - down in the first. After that Calzaghe got in his groove, much like he did when he fought Mikkel Kessler, and from that point on it was Calzaghe, winning by a split decision.

8 Calzaghe v Kessler

Calzaghe vs. Kessler,

Millennium Satdium, Cardiff. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
The fight was a unification bout for the WBO, The Ring, WBA (Super) and WBC Super Middleweight titles. Calzaghe won by unanimous decision, surpassing the 20 defenses made by Bernard Hopkins and Larry Holmes at middleweight and heavyweight respectively.

7 Calzaghe v Lacy

Calzaghe vs. Lacey,

MEN Arena, Manchester. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe dominated throughout the fight, with British fight fans chanting "easy" at the American during the last three rounds. Calzaghe gained the IBF title and the vacant The Ring Championship, becoming the first Super Middleweight to be recognized as World Champion by Ring Magazine.

6 Calzaghe v Ashira

Calzaghe vs. Ashira,

International Area, Cardiff. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe fought the Kenya boxer Evans Ashira and won by a comfortable unanimous decision over the former Middleweight title challenger, despite breaking his left hand in the third round. Calzaghe fought on one-handed winning 120–108, 120–108, 120–107.

5 Calzaghe v Woodhall

Calzaghe vs. Woodhall,

Sheffield Arena, Sheffield. TKO 10th / 12 Rounds.
Joe Calzaghe's power proved decisive as he defended his WBO super-middleweight title against good friend Richie Woodhall. Woodhall, the former WBC champion, gave it everything, but it was a night when Calzaghe's combinations were in good working order.

4 Calzaghe v Reid

Calzaghe vs. Reid,

Telewest Arena, Newcastle. SD 12 / 12 Rounds.
After lasting the fulltwelve rounds, the judges scored the fight for Calzaghe via a split decision. It went down to a split decision but Calzaghe had outlanded Reid considerably, and it was enough for victory.

3 Calzaghe v Eubank

Calzaghe vs. Eubank,

JSheffield Arena, Sheffield. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe emerged victorious over the two-time WBO champion, knocking the granite chinned Eubank down in the opening seconds and claiming a unanimous points win. The judges scored the contest 118–110, 118–109, and 116–111 in favour of Calzaghe who claimed the WBO belt.

2 Calzaghe v Torres

Calzaghe vs. Torres,

Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol. TKO 3rd / 10 Rounds
This was Calzaghe's lead-in fight before Eubank. Punches were being thrown in bunches with little or no response from Torres. The referee stopped the fight in the 3rd round.

1 Calzaghe v Hanlon Debut

Calzaghe vs. Hanlon,

Cardiff Arms Park, Wales. TKO 1st / 4 Rounds
Calzaghe's first professional fight was against Paul Hanlon. It was over within one round. Hanlon, after being downed early, was down again at 2:31 from an accumulation capped with a right hand. He made it to the count of 8, but the referee called an end to the bout.

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2 Calzaghe v Torres

Calzaghe vs. Torres,

Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol. TKO 3rd / 10 Rounds
This was Calzaghe's lead-in fight before Eubank. Punches were being thrown in bunches with little or no response from Torres. The referee stopped the fight in the 3rd round.

3 Calzaghe v Eubank

Calzaghe vs. Eubank,

JSheffield Arena, Sheffield. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe emerged victorious over the two-time WBO champion, knocking the granite chinned Eubank down in the opening seconds and claiming a unanimous points win. The judges scored the contest 118–110, 118–109, and 116–111 in favour of Calzaghe who claimed the WBO belt.

5 Calzaghe v Woodhall

Calzaghe vs. Woodhall,

Sheffield Arena, Sheffield. TKO 10th / 12 Rounds.
Joe Calzaghe's power proved decisive as he defended his WBO super-middleweight title against good friend Richie Woodhall. Woodhall, the former WBC champion, gave it everything, but it was a night when Calzaghe's combinations were in good working order.

4 Calzaghe v Reid

Calzaghe vs. Reid,

Telewest Arena, Newcastle. SD 12 / 12 Rounds.
After lasting the fulltwelve rounds, the judges scored the fight for Calzaghe via a split decision. It went down to a split decision but Calzaghe had outlanded Reid considerably, and it was enough for victory.

6 Calzaghe v Ashira

Calzaghe vs. Ashira,

International Area, Cardiff. UD 12 / 12 Rounds.
Calzaghe fought the Kenya boxer Evans Ashira and won by a comfortable unanimous decision over the former Middleweight title challenger, despite breaking his left hand in the third round. Calzaghe fought on one-handed winning 120–108, 120–108, 120–107.

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