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Old 10-28-2012, 06:28 PM   #474
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Default Re: If YOU were Joe Calzaghe, would you come out of retirement to fight Andre Ward?

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Originally Posted by HerolGee View Post
agreed, its an tremendous record for a guy who only ever defended the wbo smw title, that one that was worthless when he won it.

to defend the wbo-worthless title for that long and fit in all the above whilst only defending wbo requires some incredibly tactful cherrypicking and superlative protected management.

a good acheivement in itsel, mind you. ten years is a long trek for anyone to keep defending any title.
Tremendous when you consider that it was defended against Reid, Woodhall, Brewer, Veit, Mitchell, Lacy, Kessler and won against Eubank, when you consider all have been SMW world champs and Calzaghe with that belt was considered the man
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