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      Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Feb 05, 2009 06:17:15 pm
      Breaking news on Sky Sports News is that Joe Calzaghe has announced his retirement from boxing.

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      Undefeated world super-middleweight and light-heavyweight champion Joe Calzaghe has announced he's hanging up his gloves.

      The Welshman has won all 46 of his professional bouts, the last being an emphatic points victory over Roy Jones Jnr last November.

      "It was a difficult decision but I have achieved everything I wanted to achieve in boxing," he said.

      "I've been world champion for 11 years. I've got no other goals to go for. That's why I am calling it a day."

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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #1: Feb 05, 2009 06:50:55 pm
      I'm so glad Joe is bowing out from the top.  Undefeated after 21 world title defences - that's fantastic.

      Haye, Froch or Maccarinelli to become the next British favourite?

      Froch id supposed to be fighting Jermaine Taylor this year, Maccarinelli is still on the comeback after being spanked by Haye.

      I really fancy Haye to do well this year.  The heavyweight division is crying out for a 'star' - that's why the Klitschko brothers and Holyfield came out of retirement.  Haye is due to fight Wladimir Klitschko this year - that will be his biggest test to date.
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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #2: Feb 05, 2009 06:53:40 pm
      Hell be back next year when he's skint  ;) :D
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      Reply #3: Feb 05, 2009 10:58:57 pm
      Calzaghe is a true Legend , its only right he bows out at the top  :clap:
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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #4: Feb 06, 2009 07:25:19 am
      Its good to hear he's calling it a day before he got damaged,as the man said he's got no more mountains to climb,he could equal Marciano's 47 undefeated fights record but he 's achieved a personal goal and in his own mind he's well happy ,the fact that he retires with the super-middleweight and light- heavyweight titles is a testament to his being named the greatest British fighter of all time.
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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #5: Feb 06, 2009 12:59:28 pm
      46 Wins NO defeats.Unbelievable in modern boxing.Good Luck Joe in your new career as a promoter. :boxing: :drink:
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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #6: Feb 06, 2009 04:32:14 pm
      My mate trained with him in Tenerife a few years ago and said not only was he a great professional but a gentleman too,he deserves everything hes won.
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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #7: Feb 07, 2009 10:46:59 am
      So glad hes gone out on top , true professional.
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      Re: Calzaghe Announces Retirement
      Reply #8: Feb 07, 2009 12:04:43 pm
      The guy is a legend I think he has made the right desision,and good luck to him for the future.

      Joe Calzaghe Champion of the World.....Undefeated....

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