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Joe Calzaghe's career
Frank Warren (left) and Joe Calzaghe

Unbeaten Egyptian Kabery Salem became victim number 38 in October 2004, but the scrappy nature of the victory was cause for concern.

The win over Byron Mitchell was not the springboard to bigger things that Calzaghe might have hoped for, and instead Calzaghe ended up "fighting guys whose names I was struggling to pronounce".

With Calzaghe 32-years-old, the pressure was on for promoter Frank Warren to start delivering his charge defining, and motivating, fights.

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