In November 2008, Joe Calzaghe retired undefeated in his brilliant boxing career after his fight against American great Roy Jones at New York's Madison Square Garden. Never beaten in 46 fights, Calzaghe stands tall as one of the greatest sportsman in British history, having been a world champion for over a decade. The man behind his success is father and mentor Enzo Calzaghe, a former busker who became a world renowned boxing trainer, producing four world champions from his tiny South Wales gym.
With interviews with the key boxers, "Team Calzaghe" explores the amazing success of the Calzaghes and their boxing family, including Enzo Maccarinelli, Bradley Pryce, Gary Lockett and Gavin Rees. It also lifts the lid on the battles with booze, bulimia and the authorities as the Calzaghes defied their critics to rule the boxing world.
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Michael Pearlman is a writer and journalist who has followed the fortunes of Team Calzaghe across the world, including Joe's fights in America. Since 2003 he has been the boxing and football writer at the South Wales Argus, where he produces Joe's popular weekly column and has unlimited access to the Team Calzaghe gym in Newbridge.