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Furious Enzo Calzaghe has launched a stinging attack on Kelly Pavlik's trainer Jack Loew after he bad mouthed his son Joe - and middleweight title contender Gary Lockett. Loew has been quoted in the press as saying: "maybe Enzo can teach Lockett to slap like a girl - just like Joe". Pavlik and Lockett meet at the Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City on June 7 with the American's WBC and WBO middleweight world titles on the line, screened live and exclusive on Setanta Sports..

And the fiery Sardinian hit back at Loew by saying: "I had to go on the internet because I'd never even heard of this person Jack Loew.

"And all I found was that he paves driveways. Well, once Lockett has dealt with Pavlik and Loew is out of boxing then at least he can go back to paving driveways.

"I've got no one to answer to. I've trained four world champions, I've got other champions in my gym. I won trainer of the year in America last year."

Then Enzo added: "When Pavlik is world champion for 10 years and has made 21 title defences then I will listen to Loew, but Pavlik hasn't even held his title for a year yet. All I can say is that Joe must slap pretty hard because he's knocked out 32 of his opponents and been an undefeated world champion for more than a decade. Ask Bernard Hopkins, Jeff Lacy and Mikkel Kessler if Joe Calzaghe slaps.

"Loew had better hope and pray that Lockett doesn't slap like Joe because if he does it's going to be goodnight for Kelly Pavlik. He'd better make sure that he is double prepared or even triple prepared for Gary Lockett.

"My man is in fantastic shape, real 110% stuff. He's looked brilliant in the gym, he was a great amateur who won European competitions when he was a youngster, he's the real deal."

Calzaghe also challenged Loew to have a massive wager on Pavlik, who is a big favourite to win the fight.

"If he's so confident in his fighter, then why doesn't he put his house on Pavlik winning," said Calzaghe.

"Tell him to put his balls where his mouth is. What he'll tell you is 'No way, Jose'."

Then Calzaghe turned his attention to Pavlik.

"I've got a lot of respect for Pavlik because he's the champion and he beat Jermain Taylor twice," he said.

"Anyone who does that has my respect.

"But I have not seen anything from Kelly Pavlik whatsoever that worries me. He's a good fighter but he's mechanical, it's the same thing, same thing, same thing all the time. I can't get worried about it.

"He's never heard of Gary Lockett, never seen him fight, but Lockett knows all about Kelly Pavlik, and he is in for a surprise on June 7. His team open their mouths and talk the talk, but can they walk the walk?"

"I've spent a lot of time in America already this year, but we're not coming to Atlantic City for a holiday. It's business."
 

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brilliant, i love enzo calazghe's attitude, such a lippy little ***** but he is a great trainer, i hope pavlik has trained hard otherwise he'll look a right fool if he gets knocked out by lockett.

but after all this i still think pavlik will win, lockett is no joe calzaghe.

should be an interesting fight regardless.
 

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lol he said he does'nt know who jack loew is,he will come june 7th :laugh:
 

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Loew has nothing if he dont have Pavlik. He'll drift away into obscurity soon enough, especialy when Joe and Pavlik get it on.
 

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And what does Enzo Calzaghe have besides Joe. 3 crap fighters in Rees, Macc and Lockett. :laugh:
well considering joe calzaghe is undefeated and held his title for 11 years and has defended it 21 times i'd sy that was enough for any trainer,

lets not forget macca was a world champ, ok he got beat, but he got beat by potentially the next heavyweight champion.

Ree's ok i'm not a fan of i think he's in too big a division for his build but he was a world champion regardless.

how many world champions have you got?:cheeky4:
 

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well considering joe calzaghe is undefeated and held his title for 11 years and has defended it 21 times i'd sy that was enough for any trainer,

lets not forget macca was a world champ, ok he got beat, but he got beat by potentially the next heavyweight champion.

Ree's ok i'm not a fan of i think he's in too big a division for his build but he was a world champion regardless.

how many world champions have you got?:cheeky4:
Plus a ring magazine trainer of the year award. ;)
 

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I wouldn't rate Enzo or Rees "crap" fighters either.
 

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I love Enzo Calzaghe, the guy is brilliant.:thumbsup:

I like Enzo way more than I like Joe and he is a brilliant trainer and anyone that questions him is questioning how a little Italian guy from Wales became the best trainer in the world as recognised by the US as opposed to Europe or the UK.

He is just a brilliant character as well and if people only opened their eyes they could also see that this is just great hype in terms of selling the up coming product of the fight against Pavlik.

I doubt he has any problem at all with Pavlik's trainer, maybe a bit of kidology at most, more likely Pavlik's camp love to hear Enzo shouting this stuff as it helps get their man more publicity and that can only be a good thing.

More publicity more dollar that both fighters can bank. :thumbsup:
 

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Enzo is a character that is for sure. He's a good working class man and acts the same whether its in his own home, in the gym or on TV infront of millions of people. People can relate to that.

He's self taught too, that is even more remarkable.
 

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Enzo is a character that is for sure. He's a good working class man and acts the same whether its in his own home, in the gym or on TV infront of millions of people. People can relate to that.

He's self taught too, that is even more remarkable.
It's an unbelievable story, absolutely no boxing background whatsoever and brings himself to the top of the game.
 
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