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Did Carl Froch or Joe Calzaghe have the better career?

In the last week, we have witnessed the retirement of undeniable British great Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch. But today we assess his career in correlation to that of Welsh wizard Joe Calzaghe. The long-time public rivals unfortunately never squared off, so we didn’t get a chance to see how they stacked up directly. Instead, we’ll analyze the careers and see who will have the historical edge.

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Major changing of the guard underway at 160 & 168 lbs

Middleweight and Super Middleweight Boxing In the Midst Of A Changing Of The Guard: For several years the picture in boxing’s middleweight classes — the 160 and 168 lbs divisions — has been very stable, with a well-defined set of champs and top contenders. In retrospect, that stability began to unravel in May 2014, when Sergio Martinez’s four-year reign as World Middleweight Champion came to an end at the hands of Miguel Cotto.

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