Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/3/14
In the latest boxing fantasy fight from ProBoxing-Fans.com, we take a look at two of the best super middleweight fighters in history: James Toney and Joe Calzaghe. My current labor of love is an alternate history novel, and one thing I've learned in working on my book is that any good alternate history needs to remain within the realm of the plausible. So how can we put James "Light's Out" Toney and Joe "The Italian Dragon" Calzaghe into the same ring together? The Backstory Following his embarrassing defeat to Roy Jones in November 1994, James Toney searched his soul and realized the reason he lost so badly that night was that he let the hunger in his belly overcome his hunger for victory. He was a gym rat, and in particular loved mastering the skills of boxing, but he loved cheeseburgers and pizza just as much. He was only 26 years old, and if he could have laid off the junk food, he should have had no trouble in making the 168 lbs weight limit. Instead, he hit Burger K...
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