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Old 10-08-2012, 03:46 PM   #181
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IIRC, Jones did say that he dismissed Calzaghe after because he backed off on his level of competition though.
Was that a conscious decision by Calzaghe or just a reflection of how weak the division had become?
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:49 PM   #182
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Good question.
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:55 PM   #183
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Faggot Dinovelvet, everyone is destroying your 'Lewis is one dimensional boxer' comment in that other thread.

You are so dumb. I love it how you stalk threads whenever a British fighter is mentioned.

Tell me more about Kessler and how inexperienced he was against Calzaghe.

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Old 10-08-2012, 03:55 PM   #184
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Was that a conscious decision by Calzaghe or just a reflection of how weak the division had become?
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Good question.
Did his competition dip?
He beat the whos who of SMWs. Before he fought Lacy and America new him he beat

Eubank SMW champ
Reid SMW champ
Woodhall SMW champ
Brewer SMW champ
Veit SMW champ
Mitchell SMW champ

All had been or became SMW champs and were all top 10 world rated when Calzaghe beat them.

Consider also that other fighters he beat were or became top 10 rated in
Mkertchyan
Starie
Sheika
Ashira though his rating was at MW

This was all before Lacy
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:57 PM   #185
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he talked crap on twitter about how he could beat Ward. why not back it up?
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:59 PM   #186
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he talked crap on twitter about how he could beat Ward. why not back it up?
Maybe Calzaghe wants Ward to face some fighters that arent his leftovers first?
Remember how Ward said Bute would have to fight some other fighters first? Same thing
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:02 PM   #187
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I have no recall what happened 15 years ago. I watched France win the world cup back then, but i cant even remember where i was or who they beat unless i look it up.
14 years ago, friends house, France 3-0 Brazil, Zidane 2 headers, Petit left foot finish at the death.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:18 PM   #188
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Did his competition dip?
He beat the whos who of SMWs. Before he fought Lacy and America new him he beat

Eubank SMW champ
Reid SMW champ
Woodhall SMW champ
Brewer SMW champ
Veit SMW champ
Mitchell SMW champ

All had been or became SMW champs and were all top 10 world rated when Calzaghe beat them.

Consider also that other fighters he beat were or became top 10 rated in
Mkertchyan
Starie
Sheika
Ashira though his rating was at MW

This was all before Lacy
Thats 5 or 6 ok guys in 8 years. The high water mark would be Reid. Thats a dip even from a faded Eubank.

Especially for a guy who supposedly wanted a fight with RJJ.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:22 PM   #189
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Maybe Calzaghe wants Ward to face some fighters that arent his leftovers first?
Remember how Ward said Bute would have to fight some other fighters first? Same thing
who should he fight, genius?

he's practically cleaned out the division. every fighter with a title(Froch and Abraham) he has already beaten. being undisputed isn't enough for slappy Joe?
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:25 PM   #190
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If I were calzaghe no I would stay retired. The only reason I would consider it is if I were broke. Its been too long since he gave up to come back and hope to just pick up where he left off.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:30 PM   #191
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Calzaghe is done he would get embarrassed by Ward at this point.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:30 PM   #192
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You told him. I missed that you gave it away to him. Hamed vs Badillo and the bill was based around Hamed. I seem to think the bill was called The Full Monty. It was strange that he couldnt answer any single question
he was never going to give the answer anyway. he's a straight up liar if he says he watched the eubank vs calzaghe fight but didn't know who the top of the bill was. he never watched anything. he's a YT guy.

yeah, it was called the full monty because of the huge success the film had. FW did the full monty 2 with calzaghe vs woodhall as top of the bill. the undercard was that tragic fight with ingle vs botile (think that's how you spell his name)

knew something was wrong with ingle about a minute into the first round. i was shouting at the telly for them to stop the fight. let him fight another day. but no, they let it go on. it was like watching the slowest murder take place. absolutely horrible.
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:08 AM   #193
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I've never heard of Calzaghe pricing himself out of a fight.

On the other hand we know that Jones deliberately priced himself out of a fight with Micheal Nunn.

We know that Hopkins deliberately priced himself out of fighting Calzaghe in 2002.
No, he didnt. Jay Larkin's version of events are questionable at best
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:09 AM   #194
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Few people said Jones ducked Calzaghe because the timeline isn't right, but what we all do know is that Jones ducked a 99% of the top competition at MW-SMW.

Let's take a look at the top MW-SMW of Jone's reign....
Mccellan
Jackson
Nunn
Benn
Eubank
Collins
Barkley
Littles



This guy was a serial ducker, it is what it is. If you are defending him, you have an agenda. I get why Ward got so many fans now, they are the left over Roy Boys that finally found a hero which didn't duck quite as much as Roy (mainly because his chin isn't quite as bad and there are no Nigels and Geralds lurking around)



**** all that excuses of 'contracts not working out' You can use that excuse for 1-2 fighters, but for ALL OF THEM?

Now can
Mccellan
Jackson
Nunn
Benn
Eubank
Collins
Barkley
Littles

beat Roy Jones Jr during Roy's MW-SMW reign? The popular belief is no they can't. But, who knows what would have happened if the best version of Nigel showed up and put pressure on Roy for 12 straight rounds? Who knows what would have happened if Jackson or Mccellan land one of their famous KO punches?
You really need to check your facts
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:10 AM   #195
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IIRC, Jones did say that he dismissed Calzaghe after because he backed off on his level of competition though.
steve bunce interview before Calzaghe-Jones
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