Enzo Calzaghe: Carl Froch is "average"

Joe Calzaghe of Wales celebrates after his victory over Will McIntyre of the USA during their WBO World Super-Middleweight title fight on October 13, 2001
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Enzo Calzaghe slams Carl Froch as "an average world champion" and believes that his son Joe would have 'slaughtered' him in a fight.

Enzo Calzaghe believes that his son Joe would have defeated Carl Froch on Saturday.

The 36-year-old fighter from Nottingham won a controversial ninth-round stoppage against George Groves to successfully defend his WBA and IBF middleweight titles.

"Carl Froch has finally convinced me he is an average world champion," The Mirror quotes him as saying.

"All the hype was fake. No more talk about him boxing Joe. It would have been like a lamb to the slaughter."

Joe Calzaghe retired from boxing in 2008.