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Did Carl Froch or Joe Calzaghe have the better career?

In the last week, we have witnessed the retirement of undeniable British great Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch. But today we assess his career in correlation to that of Welsh wizard Joe Calzaghe. The long-time public rivals unfortunately never squared off, so we didn’t get a chance to see how they stacked up directly. Instead, we’ll analyze the careers and see who will have the historical...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya comments on induction to Hall of Fame

Capping a legendary boxing career that included 10 titles at six different weight divisions; a gold medal and dozens of championship fights, the "Golden Boy" Oscar De La Hoya was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame this weekend in Canastota, NY. De La Hoya, 41, went into the Hall of Fame as part of an All Star class that included rival Felix "Tito" Trinidad and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Selby vs. Munroe weigh-in results, photos, video: Selby wants to follow in Calzaghe’s footsteps

Lee Selby wants to join Joe Calzaghe as a Welsh boxing great – and says that journey begins on Saturday with European Featherweight title glory against Rendall Munroe at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. The Barry stylist has been on a fantastic run of fights, seeing of seven top class fighters on his way to his clash with Munroe. The former World title challenger from Leicester...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Barry Hearn to be inducted into IBHOF in 2014, along with Calzaghe, De La Hoya and Trinidad

Barry Hearn will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The legendary promoter joins fighting stars Joe Calzaghe, Oscar de la Hoya and Felix Trinidad in the list of inductees for 2014 and will attend the 25th Annual Hall of Fame Weekend on June 5-8 in Canastota, New York, with the culmination of a week of festivities being the Official Enshrinement Ceremony on the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 Boxing Hall Of Fame Class Announced

RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 4, 2013, 1:00 p.m. BOXERS JOE CALZAGHE, OSCAR DE LA HOYA AND FELIX TRINIDAD ELECTED TO INT’L BOXING HALL OF FAME Barry Hearn, Richard Steele, Graham Houston and Neil Leifer  also enter Hall of Fame CANASTOTA, NY – DECEMBER 4, 2013 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Living...
Via BadCulture
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

De La Hoya headlines 2014 class of boxing Hall of Fame

Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe head the class of 2014 to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Also to be enshrined are George Chaney, Charles Ledoux and Mike O'Dowd in the old-timer category, while Tom Allen is the lone honoree in the pioneer category. The 25th class includes promoter Barry Hearn, referee Richard Steele, journalist Graham Houston...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Froch retains world titles with controversial victory over Groves

For twenty odd years, boxing’s super-middleweight division has been synonymous with fighters from the British isles. From Nigel Benn to Michael Watson to Chris Eubank to, the greatest of them all, Steve Collins the 90′s were jam-packed with British and Irish warriors. Following that, Welshman Joe Calzaghe dominated the 168 pounds division for ten years before retiring undefeated...
Via Fight Booth
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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