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Lacy courageous, but Calzaghe brilliant in this one

Instead of a super middleweight showdown Saturday night, a clinic was conducted by Joe Calzaghe, who unified the WBO and IBF titles by outclassing Jeff Lacy.

Originally Published: March 6, 2006
By Steve Kim | MaxBoxing.com

Instead of a super middleweight showdown Saturday night, a clinic was conducted by Joe Calzaghe, who unified the WBO and IBF titles by outclassing Jeff Lacy over 12 one-sided heats in Manchester, England.

But the Welshman did more than just consolidate the belts or stamp himself as the premier 168-pounder on the planet: he cemented his long-awaited pound-for-pound status and thrust himself into the pantheon of men like Nigel Benn, Chris Eubank and Steve Collins, who were European super ...

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