Father and trainer of world champion Joe Calzaghe, Enzo, passes away aged 69

The father and trainer of former world champion Joe Calzaghe, died today aged 69.

Italian-born coach Enzo Calzaghe led his son through his glittering 46-fight career that saw him win the WBO, WBC and WBA super-middleweight crowns.

Calzaghe coached other big names in the sport including Enzo Maccarinelli and Gavin Rees during his long career as a corner man.

Tributes are already pouring in with Anthony Crolla tweeting: "Such sad news to hear of the passing of Enzo Calzaghe. Was lucky enough to chat to him a few times, was a great guy.

"Thoughts and Prayers with all the Calzaghe family. Rest in peace."

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