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Joe Calzaghe's career
Joe Calzaghe (right) and Ricky Hatton

Calzaghe's wins over Lacy and Kessler made him a household name in Britain and gave him the public recognition he craved.

In December 2007, Calzaghe was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year, with his old stable-mate Ricky Hatton finishing third in the vote.

Calzaghe was in Las Vegas for Hatton's ill-fated clash with Floyd Mayweather when the result was announced, looking to lure American legend Bernard Hopkins into a fight.



see also
Calzaghe wins Sports Personality
10 Dec 07 |  Sport Homepage

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