Joe Calzaghe

1972 - Today

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Joseph William Calzaghe ( kal-ZAH-gee; born 23 March 1972) is a Welsh former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2008. He held world championships in two weight classes, including the unified WBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, WBO, Ring magazine and lineal super-middleweight titles, and the Ring light-heavyweight title.Calzaghe is the longest-reigning super-middleweight world champion in boxing history, having held the WBO title for over 10 years and defending it against 20 opponents (a record in the division, shared with Sven Ottke) before moving up to light-heavyweight. As his super-middleweight and light-heavyweight reigns overlapped, he retired with the longest continual time as world champion of any active boxer at the time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Calzaghe has received more than 3,716,988 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Calzaghe is the 202nd most popular boxer (down from 185th in 2019), the 5,618th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,262nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Boxer.

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Among boxers, Joe Calzaghe ranks 202 out of 326Before him are Tomasz Adamek, Roberto Cammarelle, Clemente Russo, Ivailo Marinov, Shannon Briggs, and Alan Minter. After him are Sultan Ibragimov, Paea Wolfgramm, Marco Huck, Vic Darchinyan, Luan Krasniqi, and Sergey Kovalev.

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Among people born in 1972, Joe Calzaghe ranks 493Before him are Robyn Lively, Paolo Bacigalupi, Michelle, Megumi Igarashi, Krzysztof Charamsa, and Guillaume Soro. After him are Hüseyin Özkan, Karan Johar, Daniel Prodan, Bledar Sejko, Andrey Malakhov, and Catherine Ndereba.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joe Calzaghe ranks 5,618 out of 7,765Before him are Max Sciandri (1967), Graham Potter (1975), Kevin Muscat (1973), Angel Coulby (1980), Thomas C. Jerdon (1811), and Esmond Knight (1906). After him are Adam Curtis (1955), Louis de Bernières (1954), Jacob Rees-Mogg (1969), Paula Malcomson (1970), Panjabi MC (1973), and Ruben Loftus-Cheek (1996).

Among BOXERS In United Kingdom

Among boxers born in United Kingdom, Joe Calzaghe ranks 13Before him are Ronald Rawson (1892), Naseem Hamed (1974), Frederick Grace (1884), Ted Morgan (1906), David Haye (1980), and Alan Minter (1951). After him are Ricky Hatton (1978), Dick McTaggart (1935), Tony Bellew (1982), Amir Khan (1986), Chris Eubank (1966), and Carl Froch (1977).