Undefeated Welshman Joe Calzaghe one of the biggest names to ever step inside the boxing ring, will grace the highly-anticipated charity boxing dinner dubbed “Royal Rumble” in Bahrain on February 4th 2022.
The hall of fame boxing legend Joe Calzaghe will be one of the many big names attending the Gala. The Gala will pit the Bahrain Royal Guard against the United Kingdom’s Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in a series of matches.
Joe Calzaghe Heading to Bahrain
“I can’t wait to be in Bahrain for the ‘Royal Rumble.’ I can’t wait to be there. I will see you all soon,” Calzaghe said.
The Pride of Wales famously competed from 1993 to 2008 and held world championships in two weight classes. This includes the unified and lineal super middleweight titles and The Ring light heavyweight belt.
Calzaghe is the longest-reigning super middleweight champion in history. Having held the WBO title for over ten years and defended the title against 20 opponents before moving up to light heavyweight.
Between 2006 and 2008, Calzaghe was ranked by The Ring Magazine as one of the world’s Top Ten active boxers.
Joe Calzaghe retired in February 2009 with an undefeated record of 46-0 with 32 knockouts and as a reigning world champion. He defeated fellow Hall of Fame legend Roy Jones Jr in the famous Madison Square Garden.
As of 2021, BoxRec.com ranks Joe Calzaghe as the 13th greatest boxer of all time. Also the greatest European boxer to ever lace up a pair of gloves.
Organized by KHK Boxing and sanctioned by the Bahrain Boxing Federation, “Royal Rumble” is to take place at the Bahrain RFC. Joe Calzaghe’s fellow former world titleholder and business partner Darren Barker will also attend the Gala.
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