Boxing, Joe Calzaghe

Joe Calzaghe Beats Bernard Hopkins To Remain Undefeated, Capture Light Heavyweight Crown

4/20/08 in Boxing   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect



Joe Calzaghe of Wales was able to rebound from getting knocked to the canvas 70 seconds into the fight to beat Bernard Hopkins in a somewhat controversial decision.

One of the three judges scored Hopkins the winner, as did many reporters ringside.

Calzaghe landed 33% of his 707 punches thrown. Hopkins landed just 27% of his 468.

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4/20/08   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

I did watch the fight and whenever Max Kellerman would talk, all I could think about was the hot fire he spit in that rap video. Calzaghe was the aggressor but a lot of his punches were just slaps instead of clean hits like Hopkins was hitting.

4/20/08   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

i would have watched this fight, but the fact that Bernard is older than my dad just seemed weird.