Former world champion Calzaghe elected into Boxing's Hall of Fame

Joe Calzaghe
Joe Calzaghe

Joe Calzaghe has become only the fourth Welshman to be elected into Boxing's International Hall of Fame.

The undefeated former world champion joins fellow Welshmen Jimmy Wilde, Freddie Welsh and Jim Driscoll inducted into the Hall of Fame.

He has been voted in alongside Oscar de la Hoya and Felix Trinidad as the class of 2014.

The former world super-middleweight and light-heavyweight announced his retirement in February 2009.

The Welshman, 41, who reigned as a world champion for more than 11 years, quit the ring with a record of 46 wins from 46 fights.

To be eligible you need to have had your last fight 5 years ago.

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