Boxing: Calzaghe planning to cap career with a farewell to remember

GOODBYES are always emotional, but, as he savours the respect and adulation he has always craved, Joe Calzaghe insists pride and not pain will characterize his swan song next weekend.

Presuming Calzaghe honours his retirement promise after Saturday’s superfight with Roy Jones Jnr, Wales will, without doubt, be bidding a fond farewell to one of its greatest sport stars.

And, much like when Gareth Edwards hung up his rugby boots or when Ryan Giggs called time on his international football career, Welsh sport will be left with the sort of void that can take decades to fill. Read Story

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