Lot 6: Signed boxing gloves - Joe Calzaghe vs. Roy Jones Jr


Date: 2008

Reserve price: £600

Joe Calzaghe vs. Roy Jones Jr signed boxing gloves. Framed. 

‘Battle of the Superpowers’

Joe Calzaghe vs. Roy Jones Jr, billed as Battle of the Superpowers took place on November 8, 2008 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This superfight was for Calzaghe’s Ring Magazine Light Heavyweight Championship.

Calzaghe won the bout by unanimous decision, each judge scoring the fight 118-109.

It was to be Calzaghe’s last professional fight. He retired in February 2009.

BoxRec rates Calzaghe as the greatest super-middleweight of all time as well as the greatest European boxer, pound for pound, of all time

‘It was a difficult decision but I have achieved everything I wanted to achieve in boxing. I've been world champion for 11 years. I've got no other goals to go for. That's why I am calling it a day’ - Joe Calzaghe.

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