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    Default Hopkins vs Calzaghe---good read

    I do not see B-hop winning this. I think Calzaghe wins by UD. Would not let me copy and paste for some reason sorry



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    Every time I have picked against Calzaghe he proves me wrong. This will be an interesting fight.
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    What a fight. Hopkins is full of shit im not a brit but Calazaghe clearly won

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    Quote Originally Posted by pa99fighter View Post
    What a fight. Hopkins is full of shit im not a brit but Calazaghe clearly won
    I totally agree! (although I am a Brit lol) After the knockdown Hopkins seemed content to just hold Joe, in fact he done it at every opportunity.

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    It was a difficult, ugly, yet at times, oddly entertaining fight to watch, and one that Calzaghe clearly won. How anyone could have possibly scored that fight for Hopkins is beyond me, he landed more headbutts than punches and backed up the entire fight.

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    It was a good fight, I also think Calzaghe won it, i had him winning by 3. Hopkins simply didnt do anything to win the fight, he backed off, he held, missed most shots...simply not good enough to beat Joe on the night. Well done to Joe he deserved it.

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    Yeh Joe definitely won, but IMO a Prime young B Hop easily out points Calaghi.

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    Hopkins in his prime was great, but I really can't stand the guy anymore. All he ever does is complain. Both the Taylor fights, now the Calzaghe fight. I don't think there's any question that Calzaghe beat him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MirJitsu View Post
    Hopkins in his prime was great, but I really can't stand the guy anymore. All he ever does is complain. Both the Taylor fights, now the Calzaghe fight. I don't think there's any question that Calzaghe beat him.
    He won both Taylor fights so he has a right to complain about those.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Afro View Post
    He won both Taylor fights so he has a right to complain about those.
    I think Hopkins won the first Taylor fight, but I'd give the second fight to Taylor. I have a lot of respect for Hopkins, I just get a little tired of hearing him talk about something like that after every fight. He didn't show Calzaghe any respect that I saw.
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