Who won Calzaghe vs Hopkins?
In the end, judges Chuck Giampa (116-111) and Ted Gimza (115-112) scored the fight for Calzaghe, while judge Adalaide Byrd (114-113) scored the fight for Hopkins. HBO’s unofficial ringside judge Harold Lederman scored the bout 116-111 for Calzaghe. “It was a good fight.
What age was Bernard Hopkins when he fought Joe Calzaghe?
Hopkins had talked about using his head to disrupt Calzaghe and had already done so three times in the opening minute. But the fourth time as the Welshman went to clinch, Hopkins through a powerful punch on the inside. The tactic had worked, but it was 43-year-old Hopkins’ only one, it seemed.
Who defeated Hopkins?
Roy Jones Jr
May 22, 1993, at the RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., two future Hall of Famers squared off for the first time as Roy Jones Jr took on Bernard Hopkins.
Did EUBA fight Calzaghe?
After Collins retired, a fight against British boxing legend Chris Eubank was quickly set up for the vacant WBO title on 11 October 1997, in Sheffield. Calzaghe emerged victorious over the two-time WBO champion, knocking the granite chinned Eubank down in the opening seconds and claiming a unanimous points win.