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Carl Froch: Joe Calzaghe , Be My Guest

By Boxing Press November 6th, 2007 All Press Releases

Carl Froch has invited Joe Calzaghe to be guest of honour at his British Super-Middleweight Title showdown against Robin Reid at the Nottingham Arena on Friday.

Undefated Froch takes on former Calzaghe opponent Reid on a Hennessy Sports show with title partners that will be televised live by Sky Sports.

Froch is willing to be WBO-WBC-WBA champion Calzaghe’s next opponent rather than Bernard Hopkins.

The Nottingham boxer has also declared he will carry on Britain’s domination of the super-middleweight division after Calzaghe retires.

“I’m asking Joe to be guest of honour at the show on Friday after an impressive performance from him at the weekend,” said Froch.

“Then Joe can get a close up look at me and realise why I will give much more of a fight than a 42-year-old man like Hopkins. Me and Joe would be a blockbuster and generate a lot of interest and money.

“If he does go up to light-heavyweight, then I will clean up the vacant belts and get the world title fight I know I am ready for after beating Reid.

“I would be a more dangerous fight than Bernard Hopkins, which Joe is talking about now after beating Mikkel Kessler on points at the weekend.

“I am more dangerous and more hungry than Hopkins, and Calzaghe knows that. I am by far the biggest threat to Joe out there and it’s a far better fight for the paying public.”

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Friday 9th NOVEMBER 2007.
Doors 6pm, Boxing Starts 6.30pm.

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Carl Froch (Nottingham) vs Robin Reid (Runcorn)
12 x 3 – British Super Middleweight Title
John Murray (Manchester) vs Dean Hickman (West Bromwich)
10 x 3 – English Lightweight / WBC Youth Titles.

Esham Pickering (Newark) vs Sean Hughes (Pontefract)
8 x 3 Super Bantamweight

Adnan Amar (Nottingham) vs Darren Gethin (Walsall)
10 x 3 Midlands Area Welterweight Title

Paul David (Sheffield) vs Michael Monaghan (Nottingham)
10 x 3 – Midlands Area Super Middleweight Title

Amir Unsworth (Warrington) vs Leonard Lothian (Northampton)
4 x 3 - Light Welterweight

Kelly Oliver (Lincoln) vs John Anthony (Doncaster)
4 x 3 Cruiser Weight

Tyrone Wright (Nottingham) vs Simeon Cover (Worksop)
4x3 Cruiser Weight

Rod Anderton (Nottingham) vs Nick Okoth (Battersea)
4 x 3 Light Heavyweight

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