46-0 Joe Calzaghe vs 53-1 Saul Alvarez (2020)

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  1. Braindamage

    Braindamage Baby Face Beast Full Member

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    Canelo. A far better resume. Undefeated is impressive, but 1 loss to an ATG, moving up weight classes and fighting top guys in the division. Yeah, several wins are controversial, but he was in there with the right guys. Either way, both men were/are special fighters.
     
  2. pincai

    pincai The Indonesian Thin Man Full Member

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    I think Canelo both cheeks will be red from all the slapping.
    Canelo is too slow for Joe.
     
  3. PernellSweetPea

    PernellSweetPea Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    I don't consider Michael Nunn and ATG.
     
  4. 22JM

    22JM Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Canelo would not be grandpa Hopkins or Jones, Canelo will get pass Joe slaps and drop him a couple of times to win a close but clear decision.
     
  5. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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    Calzaghe would pepper him black and blue.

    Let's be serious now, half the reason Canelo is good is because of his speed edge over all the pensioners and old folks that he likes to fight. Calzaghe has speed on another level, he's got a gas tank the size of a boeing and he works like a sewing machine. By round 6 when Canelo is gasping for breath, Calzaghe is just warming up the oil and filling up the turbos. Canelo could be fed pure clenbuterol in the vein between rounds in his corner via IV drip, he's not beating zaggers.

    We all saw what happened when clenboy fought guys faster than him. Floyd made him look silly at times and Khan straight up clowned him, landing 2-3 punches in the time that Canelo took to throw one. Calzaghe usually throws fast hooks, so even if Canelo sees the end, his fanboys wouldn't be able to twang their banjo about "power punches" because Joe would have landed 3 for every 1 that Canelo lands.

    Canelo is outclassed in almost every department.

    Heck, zaggers is even better looking than him.

    Back to the ice cream business, kid.
     
  6. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Canelo wouldn't win a round against the Hopkins that Calzaghe faced.
     
  7. notjustacasual

    notjustacasual Well-Known Member booted Full Member

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    Honestly Canelo vs Pavlik is far from a guarentee for canelo, Hopkins schooled him and Calzaghe edged a younger Hopkins than that.

    I know styles make fights but I think that form line holds up
     
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  8. Pompey Junglist

    Pompey Junglist New Member Full Member

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    Calzaghe finds a way to win, based on work rate and in-fight adaptation. Just like he always does.
     
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  9. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    I agree, Kelly had an amazing gas tank and amazing chin, almost GGG level. There'd be a real big possibility of him doing an Edison Miranda like demolition job on Canelo.
     
  10. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    What I said in this post still stands.:deal:
     
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  11. 22JM

    22JM Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Style make fights , I give Hopkins a chance to beat Canelo then I do with Calzaghe.
     
  12. 22JM

    22JM Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Canelo is no overrated Jeff lacy, stop it.
     
  13. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    Because you're one of those people who is unwilling to acknowledge or unable to process just how good Calzaghe really was.
     
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  14. CST80

    CST80 The Mercurial Mephistophelean Malcontent Staff Member

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    While Jeff Lacy is no Canelo, Canelo is no Mikkel Kessler.
     
  15. 22JM

    22JM Well-Known Member Full Member

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    What can I say? His only 2 good wins were against a very shot Jones and a 43 year old Hopkins which was a very close fight, Calzaghe was good cant denied that, but a bit overrated imo.
     
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