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Date of Birth 23 February 1972Hammersmith, London, England, UK
Birth NameJoseph William Calzaghe
Nicknames The Pride of Wales
The Italian Dragon.
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Calzaghe was born on February 23, 1972 in Hammersmith, London, England as Joseph William Calzaghe. He is an actor, known for Mr Calzaghe (2015), Joe Calzaghe: Undefeated (2009) and Le Champion (2017). He was previously married to Mandy M. Davies.

Spouse (1)

Mandy M. Davies (1994 - 2006) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

Formerly Super Middleweight champion of the world.
Calzaghe should be pronounced kaltsahgay.
He was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honors List before being awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to Sport and Voluntary Service in Wales.
Joe was in a relationship with Kristina Rihanoff from 2009 to 2013.
Las Vegas, Nevada. Defeated Light Heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins by split decision. The scores were 115-112 and 116-111 for Calzaghe and 114-113 for Hopkins. [April 2008]
Manchester, England. Scored a lopsided decision over Jeff Lacy to retain his W.B.O. title and win Lacy's I.B.F. belt. This victory gained him recognition as Super Middleweight champion by "The Ring" magazine. [April 2006]
He is based in Cwmbran, Gwent, Wales. [July 2008]

Personal Quotes (1)

On being awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) When my dad told me about the MBE I thought he was winding me up...I'm proud to get the honour and it is another feather in my cap really after my years as champion.

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