Sporting Chapters

Enzo Calzaghe discusses his life in boxing and training his son Joe in our Sporting Chapters series...

Last Updated: 14/11/12 10:40am

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In the latest episode of Sporting Chapters we catch up with Enzo Calzaghe to discuss his book Enzo Calzaghe: A Fighting Life.

Despite never being in the ring, Enzo Calzaghe still turned his son Joe into one of the top ten boxers on the planet - a World Champion with a record of 46 unbeaten fights. Now Enzo tells the extraordinary behind-the-scenes story of his flamboyant career and the making of a fight legend.

Sporting Chapters sat down with Enzo to discuss his amazing life including:

MUSIC MAN: How he was so determined to break into the music world that it almost cost him his marriage.

IN THE CORNER: How despite not having a boxing background, he devised his own systems and ideas to become a world class boxing trainer.

FIGHTING THE CRITICS: The pressure of coaching his son Joe and the criticism levelled at him that he could not take his son far in boxing.

DEMANDING MORE: How he had to ditch the father's cap and demand his son get into the ring with a broken wrist against Jeff Lacy.

FIGHTING TALK: What went on behind the scenes as Joe trained to fight the likes of Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr

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