Joe Calzaghe Record & Stats

Joe Calzaghe Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 15 years and 1 month, Joe Calzaghe fought 46 times with 46 wins and no losses. By his last professional fight on November 8, 2008, Calzaghe's boxing record stood at 46-0 (32 KO wins).

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Hammersmith, London, England
“The Pride of Wales”
Born
Mar 23, 1972
Age
50
Debut
Oct 1, 1993
Record
46-0
Rounds
262
KOs
32 (69.6%)
Height
183 cm
Reach
185 cm
Ape Index
2 cm
Stance
Switcher
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Joe Calzaghe's record and stats
Joe Calzaghe's Record

      Joe Calzaghe (The Pride of Wales) is a retired Welsh professional boxer. He was born in Hammersmith, London, England on March 23, 1972. Calzaghe made his professional boxing debut at the age of 21 on October 1, 1993. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 50 years old, and will be turning 51 in 1 month and 22 days. Calzaghe is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights46
      Wins46
      Losses0
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins32
      Total Title Wins6
      Title Defenses22
      Title-Fight KO Wins11
      Losses via KO0
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      46Nov 8, 200836 Roy Jones Jr. WinUD
      45Apr 19, 200836 Bernard Hopkins WinSD
      44Nov 3, 200735 Mikkel Kessler WinUD
      43Apr 7, 200735Peter Manfredo Jr. WinTKO3
      42Oct 14, 200634 Sakio Bika WinUD
      41Mar 4, 200633 Jeff Lacy WinUD
      40Sep 10, 200533Evans Ashira WinUD
      39May 7, 200533Mario Veit WinTKO6
      38Oct 22, 200432Kabary Salem WinUD
      37Feb 21, 200431Mger Mkrtchyan WinTKO7
      36Jun 28, 200331Byron Mitchell WinTKO2
      35Dec 14, 200230Tocker Pudwill WinTKO2
      34Aug 17, 200230Miguel Ángel Jiménez WinUD
      33Apr 20, 200230 Charles Brewer WinUD
      32Oct 13, 200129Will McIntyre WinTKO4
      31Apr 28, 200129Mario Veit WinTKO1
      30Dec 16, 200028 Richie Woodhall WinTKO10
      29Aug 12, 200028Omar Sheika WinTKO5
      28Jan 29, 200027David Starie WinUD
      27Jun 5, 199927Rick Thornberry WinUD
      26Feb 13, 199926 Robin Reid WinSD
      25Apr 25, 199826Juan Carlos Giménez Ferreyra WinRTD9
      24Jan 24, 199825Branko Sobot WinTKO3
      23Oct 11, 199725 Chris Eubank WinUD
      22Jun 5, 199725Luciano TorresWinTKO3
      21Mar 22, 199724Tyler HughesWinKO1
      20Jan 21, 199724Carlos ChristieWinTKO2
      19May 15, 199624Pat LawlorWinTKO2
      18May 4, 199624Warren StoweWinTKO2
      17Apr 20, 199624Mark DelaneyWinTKO5
      16Mar 13, 199623Anthony BrooksWinTKO2
      15Feb 13, 199623Guy StanfordWinTKO1
      14Oct 28, 199523Stephen WilsonWinTKO8
      13Sep 30, 199523Nick MannersWinTKO4
      12Jul 8, 199523Tyrone JacksonWinTKO4
      11May 19, 199523Robert CurryWinTKO1
      10Feb 22, 199522Bobbie Joe EdwardsWinPTS
      9Feb 14, 199522Frank MintonWinKO1
      8Nov 30, 199422Trevor AmbroseWinTKO2
      7Oct 1, 199422Mark Lee DawsonWinTKO1
      6Jun 4, 199422Karl BarwiseWinTKO1
      5Mar 1, 199421Darren LittlewoodWinTKO1
      4Jan 22, 199421Martin RosamondWinTKO1
      3Dec 16, 199321Spencer AltonWinTKO2
      2Nov 10, 199321Paul MasonWinTKO1
      1Oct 1, 199321Paul HanlonWinTKO1

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      Statistics

      Joe Calzaghe is 183 cm tall (6' 0.05") with a reach of 185 cm (6' 0.83"). He is a switch-hitter, he can fight out of both the orthodox and the southpaw stances, and presents an ape-index of 2 cm (0.79"). Calzaghe has a 69.6% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Joe Calzaghe's professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 1993 to 2008.

      Calzaghe made his debut against Paul Hanlon at the age of 21 on October 1, 1993, defeating Hanlon via 1st round TKO. He would go on to remain undefeated throughout his career.

      Calzaghe had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on October 11, 1997 after 22 professional fights, against Chris Eubank for the super-middleweight WBO (vacant) title. He defeated Eubank via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-middleweight champion of the world.

      He was a two-time unified super-middleweight world champion, and has won six world titles at 2 weight classes. For all the details about Calzaghe's world title wins and defenses refer to "Joe Calzaghe World Titles".

      Some of Calzaghe's best fights and notable victories include wins over Mikkel Kessler, Jeff Lacy, Bernard Hopkins, Peter Manfredo Jr., Tocker Pudwill, Byron Mitchell, and Mario Veit.

      Joe Calzaghe has never lost a fight in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a light-heavyweight title defense bout against American boxer Roy Jones Jr. on November 8, 2008. Calzaghe won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision and defended his The Ring title. It's been 14 years, 2 months, and 24 days since this fight.

      Calzaghe retired from professional boxing with an undefeated record of 46-0, which included 32 knockout wins, and 6 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2014.

      Career Highlights

      Joe Calzaghe fought a total of 46 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some incredible performances. These 10 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Chris Eubank

        A 25-year old Joe Calzaghe (22-0, 21 KO) had his first world title fight against Chris Eubank for the vacant WBO super-middleweight belt. Eubank was 31 years old with a record of 45-2-2. Eubank was on a two-fight win streak with 23 KO wins. Calzaghe was the taller of the two by 5 cms but both had the same reach.

        Calzaghe defeated Eubank via 12 round unanimous decision to win the vacant WBO super-middleweight title.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Omar Sheika

        A 28-year old Joe Calzaghe (28-0, 23 KO) faced Omar Sheika in a super-middleweight title defense fight.

        Calzaghe defeated Sheika via 5th round TKO to retain the WBO super-middleweight title.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Mario Veit

        A 29-year old Joe Calzaghe (30-0, 25 KO) faced Mario Veit in a super-middleweight title defense fight.

        Calzaghe defeated Veit via 1st round TKO to retain the WBO super-middleweight title.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Will McIntyre

        A 29-year old Joe Calzaghe (31-0, 26 KO) faced Will McIntyre in a super-middleweight title defense fight.

        Calzaghe defeated McIntyre via 4th round TKO to retain the WBO super-middleweight title.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Tocker Pudwill

        A 30-year old Joe Calzaghe (34-0, 27 KO) faced Tocker Pudwill in a super-middleweight title defense fight.

        Calzaghe defeated Pudwill via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBO super-middleweight title.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Byron Mitchell

        A 31-year old Joe Calzaghe (35-0, 28 KO) faced Byron Mitchell in a super-middleweight title defense fight.

        Calzaghe defeated Mitchell via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBO super-middleweight title.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Jeff Lacy

        A 33-year old Joe Calzaghe (40-0, 31 KO) faced an undefeated Jeff Lacy, who was 28 years old with a record of 21-0 in a super-middleweight unification fight. Lacy was on a 21-fight win streak with 17 KO wins. Calzaghe was the taller of the two by 4 cms but Lacy had a 3 cm reach advantage over Calzaghe.

        Calzaghe defeated Lacy via 12 round unanimous decision to win the IBF and Ring Magazine super-middleweight titles and retain the WBO super-middleweight title. He handed Lacy the first loss of his career, and put an end to Lacy's 21-fight win streak.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Peter Manfredo Jr.

        A 35-year old Joe Calzaghe (42-0, 31 KO) faced Peter Manfredo Jr. in a super-middleweight title defense fight.

        Calzaghe defeated Manfredo Jr. via 3rd round TKO to retain the WBO and Ring Magazine super-middleweight titles.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Mikkel Kessler

        A 35-year old Joe Calzaghe (43-0, 32 KO) faced an undefeated Mikkel Kessler, who was 28 years old with a record of 39-0 in a super-middleweight unification fight. Kessler was on a 39-fight win streak with 29 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Calzaghe.

        Calzaghe defeated Kessler via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA (Super) and WBC super-middleweight titles and retain the WBO and Ring Magazine super-middleweight titles. He handed Kessler the first loss of his career, and put an end to Kessler's 39-fight win streak.

      • Joe Calzaghe vs. Bernard Hopkins

        A 36-year old Joe Calzaghe (44-0, 32 KO) faced Bernard Hopkins, who was 43 years old with a record of 48-4-1. Hopkins was on a two-fight win streak with 32 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage over Calzaghe.

        Calzaghe defeated Hopkins via 12 round split-decision to win the Ring Magazine light-heavyweight title.

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