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Joe Calzaghe Speaks Out On Nathan Cleverly

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 25 Aug 2013

Calzaghe tips Cleverly to make return to boxing

JOE Calzaghe believes Nathan Cleverly can get back to the top of boxing, but admits he has cast a large shadow on the Cefn Fforest fighters’ career.

The undefeated Blackwood boxer, who was a two-weight world champion and held the WBO super middleweight title for close to 11-years, watched on aghast as Cleverly was destroyed by Russian Sergey Kovalev seven days ago at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena.
The fourth round stoppage loss marked a first career defeat for Cleverly in 26 professional contests, an identical record to the one Calzaghe had at the same age. It’s far from the only comparison made between the pair, Calzaghe a mentor to Cleverly and former stablemate from Enzo Calzaghe’s Newbridge stable.

Joe Calzaghe: "“It’s sad to see, but that’s boxing at the end of the day, all fighters, 99.9999% of fighters, eventually they will lose. It doesn’t define you as a fighter. That’s simple. It’s honestly like Rocky Balboa says in the movies, it’s not how hard you hit, it’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.”

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mike john's Photo mike john 26 Aug 2013

 Glax0r, on 25 August 2013 - 11:21 PM, said:

JOE Calzaghe believes Nathan Cleverly can get back to the top of boxing

anyone else see whats wrong with this sentence?

stevieb_8006's Photo stevieb_8006 26 Aug 2013

That was an in depth article.