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Calzaghe and De La Hoya honored during the 27th Annual WBO Convention

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) champions and 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees Joe Calzaghe and Oscar de la Hoya, will be honored during the 27th Annual WBO Convention, to be held from October 27 to October 31 at the Caesar's Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. WBO president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel announced that this year's event is dedicated [...]

How would a near-prime Joe Calzaghe fare today?

With bated breath, the entire boxing world is looking forward to the eagerly anticipated rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves. The sheer energy and excitement that will undoubtedly be unleashed by 80,000 screaming British fans is so electric it can practically be felt already. Their first encounter was incredible, and there is every reason to believe that this time the action will be every [...]

Hall To Announce 2014 Parade Grand Marshal April 2nd

Parade of Champions Set for Sunday, June 8th at 1 p.m. CANASTOTA, NY - MARCH 30, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame will release the name of the 2014 Parade of Champions Grand Marshal on Wednesday, April 2nd at 1 p.m. “Each year boxing fans eagerly anticipate the Hall of Fame’s announcement of the parade grand marshal,” said Hall director Ed Brophy. “We are very [...]

IBHOF Class 0f 2014 to be enshrined June 8th

The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced the Class of 2014 to the worldwide media on December 4th. Living inductees include two division champion “The Pride of Wales” Joe Calzaghe, six division world champion “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya and three division champion Felix “Tito” Trinidad, promoter Barry Hearn, referee Richard Steele, journalist Graham Houston and photographer [...]

De La Hoya, Trinidad and Calzaghe all headed into The Hall of Fame – all three greats fully deserving of the honour

The list of the next great fighters (and writers, promoters, photographers, etc) set to enter The Hall of Fame has been announced. To the dismay of absolutely nobody, ring greats Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe head the newest inductees. The special Hall of Fame weekend will take place next June and all three retired greats are sure to be there to make speeches and meet and greet [...]

Boxing Hall Of Fame: Class of 2014 Announced in Canastota!

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Living inductees include two division champion “The Pride of Wales” Joe Calzaghe, six division world champion “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya and three division champion Felix “Tito” Trinidad in the Modern category; promoter Barry Hearn, referee Richard Steele, journalist [...]

Joe Calzaghe debuts BoxNation’s hit new ‘Fighting Back’ series ahead of Hopkins-Murat clash

LONDON (22 Oct) – Undefeated boxing great Joe Calzaghe will kick off ‘Fighting Back’, a hit new series debuting on BoxNation this Friday, ahead of Bernard Hopkins’ world title showdown with German contender Karo Murat. The first instalment of the series features the Welsh pugilist as he looks back over his historical victory over the eternal Hopkins, who became the oldest world champion ever [...]

Joe Calzaghe looks forward to returning to Scotland and seeing old foe Roy Jones Jnr

Former two weight world champion Joe Calzaghe has revealed he is coming back to Scotland on May 8th for a dinner show in which he will take centre stage with former opponent Roy Jones Jnr which both fighters will discuss there careers and answer questions from the crowd. This will be the first time both fighters have come face to face since there fight in November 2013, and will be the only opportunity [...]

How would tonight’s Andre Ward match up against the Joe Calzaghe who beat Mikkel Kessler?

by Geoffrey Ciani - Yes! It has already reached that point. Andre Ward is so good we are forced to look into the past in order to find a competitor worthy of his attention. That is the unique distinction Ward has earned with his total domination of ‘Bad’ Chad Dawson. Andre now finds himself in a similar situation as the Klitschko brothers. They are so dominant, that debating how they would fare [...]