Toon World Champion

Last updated : 15 December 2002 By Martyn Elliott

Nothing to do with football unfortunately, but Wales’ Joe Calzaghe defended his WBO Super Middleweight title in Newcastle and impressed fans by appearing in the black and white stripes.

Watched by Alan Shearer and Craig Bellamy he made short work of beating bizarrely named American Tocker Pudwill inside two rounds.