News | Sep 17 2018

Trainer Enzo Calzaghe dies aged 69

Enzo Calzaghe experienced world-title success with Welsh fighters Gavin Rees and Enzo Maccarinelli as well as his son Joe, writes Mark Staniforth
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ENZO CALZAGHE, who steered son Joe to an unbeaten 46-fight career crowned with world titles at two different weights, has died at the age of 69, his family have announced.

Calzaghe, who had no prior experience in the sport, masterminded his son’s rise to the top and also experienced world-title success with Welsh fighters Gavin Rees and Enzo Maccarinelli.

His family said in a statement: “The family are devastated to have to announce the death of our beloved Enzo.