Joe Calzaghe Defeats Roy Jones Jr. In Light Heavyweight Title Fight

It Might Be Time For Roy Jones Jr. To Call It A Career

11/9/08 in Boxing   |   Pat   |   5229 respect


Joe Calzaghe beat Roy Jones Jr. last night in their light heavyweight fight by unanimous decision. Jones didn't really look bad, and even started off the night with a knockdown of Calzaghe in the first round. However, the rest of the fight was pretty well dominated by Calzeghe, who walked away with a victory on the judges' scorecards, 118-109.

For more detailed results, watch the video above, or check out round-by-round  results and analysis here.

Both fighters have mentioned retirement after this fight. Jones is 39 and Calzaghe is 34, and both fighters have 45+ fights under their belt. If Calzaghe were to retire, he would finish his career with a perfect 46-0 record, and as the best post-war fighter that Britain has seen, according to some. Jones has held the title in 4 different weight classes, and was called the best pound for pound fighter in the world in the 1990's.
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12/6/08   |   omar1234522

calzaghe is a great fighter so is roy jones but every fighter must accept defeat at some point in their career and do so with pride knowing their time is gone to dominate and knowing they were once a champion