Review: 2003-06-28, Joe Calzaghe vs Byron Mitchell gets our five stars mainly for the second round that could be appointed “round of the year”. For the thirteenth time Calzaghe defended his WBO super middleweight title against American Byron Mitchell, who had been world champion for the WBA in previous years. Mitchell is the first boxer who knockdown the “Italian Dragon” Calzaghe (he will go down also with Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr a few years later), but Calzaghe has always raised…. Watch the video!
Where: International Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: WBO super middleweight title
Calzaghe vs Mitchell part 1/2
Calzaghe vs Mitchell part 2/2