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Blog 22

Updated: April 18, 2008, 12:08 AM ET
By Kieran Mulvaney

Thursday, 5:50 p.m. ET -- Enzo Calzaghe: Hopkins will try to get disqualified

Bernard Hopkins is renowned, and justifiably so, for his mind games and his ability to get inside his opponents' heads. But Joe and Enzo Calzaghe are proving they're not exactly slouches, either. It's clear that they have their own narrative, which they're pushing repeatedly: that Hopkins isn't the legend and that Calzaghe is, that Hopkins' spell in prison shows not that he is tough but that he was weak, and, today, that The Executioner is afraid to engage in a real fight.

"The guy, I've seen him a little bit on TV, he's never excited me one way or the other," Enzo said. "He is the three S's: 'spoiler,' 'stealer,' 'smotherer.' That's all he is.

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