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Calzaghe: I Would've Been Too Strong and Fast For Ward

By Pawel Pronishev

The retired Joe Calzaghe told his personal website, that he would have been too strong and too fast for WBA/WBC Andre Ward - if the fighters would have met in Calzaghe's prime. Calzaghe (46-0, 32KOs), who retired undefeated in 2009, won every major title at 168-pounds, before a move to light heavyweight to face Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr. Last Saturday, Ward (25-0, 13KOs) unified the WBA/WBC titles and won the Super Six tournament with a twelve round decision over Carl Froch, a one-time domestic rival of Calzaghe.

"It was a shame for Carl, I really fancied him to do it before the fight, but Ward was the clear winner on the night. I was impressed with the way Ward boxed on the inside, he looked to spoil a lot, he's a very clever fighter. I think the way Ward fights would have suited me to be honest, I would have had too much speed and power for him - so yes, I would have beaten him, but congratulations to him and his team and I hope he goes on to have a good career," Calzaghe said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Invincible on 12-27-2011

[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;11606203]Wait a minute. You can't sh1t on Jermaine Taylor now. I'll admit that I'm catching the tail end of this argument. But this statement, immediately jumped out at me. Jermaine Taylor has always been solid as a fighter. But wait,…

Comment by Mr. Invincible on 12-27-2011

[QUOTE=AlwaysOnTop;11606198]Jermain Taylor beat Hopkins...TWICE... I guess he's phenomenal too...[/QUOTE] He was at one point. Beating prime & long reigning Hopkins proves it. Plus styles make fights. Taylor was a special fighter at one point in my opinion.

Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 12-27-2011

[QUOTE=AlwaysOnTop;11606198]Jermain Taylor beat Hopkins...TWICE... I guess he's phenomenal too...[/QUOTE] Wait a minute. You can't sh1t on Jermaine Taylor now. I'll admit that I'm catching the tail end of this argument. But this statement, immediately jumped out at me. Jermaine Taylor…

Comment by AlwaysOnTop on 12-27-2011

[QUOTE=Mr. Invincible;11606169]So just average fighters beat B-hop? Oh, and winps talk trash on the internet where they are protected by a cyber cloak. Leave troll.[/QUOTE]Jermain Taylor beat Hopkins...TWICE... I guess he's phenomenal too...

Comment by Mr. Invincible on 12-27-2011

[QUOTE=AlwaysOnTop;11606120]Only a sheltered WIMP sees Joe as a phenomenal fighter.[/QUOTE] So just average fighters beat B-hop? Oh, and wimps talk trash on the internet where they are protected by a cyber cloak. Leave troll.

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