Calzaghe, who was called out by Froch a number of times in the later part of his career, told TalkSport magazine that he was impressed by the Nottingham man and called for better coverage of his fights.
The pair come from the same gym but have never been pals and Groves, who beat Olympic champ DeGale in their only meeting as amateurs, told the News of the World that the loss still troubles DeGale to today.
The Super Six semi-final between WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch and the road warrior Glen Johnson has been confirmed for June 4 at Atlantic City, New Jersey.
DeGale, who was out-pointed by Groves in their amateur days, has been chopping trees in Essex as he starts his hardest training camp to date for the mandatory defence.
IBF super-middleweight champion Lucian Bute showed why he ranks on the pound-for-pound list this past weekend with an impressive display of punch power and accuracy against Brian Magee.
Bute who kicked off his quest to fight the winner of the Super Six in impressive fashion, looks set to face former WBA and WBC champion Mikkel Kessler next in what should be his toughest test yet.
Being the biggest draw in the super-middleweight division outside of the Super Six Boxing Classic, Lucian Bute joined Showtime to be involved in a mega fight with the tourney winner next year.
First stop on the journey to a career defining fight is Brian Magee in his stronghold of Montreal this weekend. Here the undefeated champ talks about how he got into the sport, his date with Magee and impending dual with the Super Six winner…
IBF super-middleweight champion Lucian Bute and challenger Brian Magee took to the scales yesterday afternoon for their title fight tonight at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
Both fighters came in comfortably inside the 168lb-limit with Bute weighing in at 167.6lbs and Magee coming in at a slightly heavier 167.7lbs…