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Boxing champion Calzaghe Knocked Out of Strictly Come Dancing!

Len said, “I was looking for kicks and flicks. But the kicks and flicks were not what I was looking for.”
Bruno said, “This wasn’t a jive, this was a one step wonder. Badly done, you were skipping…not good.”

The second couple to dance was Jade Johnson and Ian Waite. They danced the Waltz and scored 8 + 9 + 9 + 9 = 35.
When Bruce asked what Len was looking for in the Waltz. Len replied, “I’m looking for lovely musical dance, pivots slipped in somewhere, in fact everything you did.”
Bruce agreed, “I couldn’t agree more it was so beautiful.”
Craig said, “I just thought there was a little bit too much rise and fall.”

The third couple to dance was Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna. They danced the jive and scored 6 + 7 + 8 + 8 = 29.
Alisha said, “You do those turns superbly. There were some great flicks. Sometimes you’re struggling to keep up with it.”

The next couple to dance was Jo Wood and Brendon Cole. The danced the Waltz and scored 5 + 7 + 6 + 5 = 23.
Craig said, “I don’t know about grass hoppers it was more like a bush kangaroo.”
Len said, “It was a very very difficult routine. For me that was Jo’s best dance today.”

The next couple to dance was Zoe Lucker and James Jordan. They danced the Jive and scored 7 + 8 + 8 + 7 = 30.
Craig said, “You are fabulous to watch the kicks and the flicks to me were a little bit stiff.
Len said, “It was a respectable jive it was clean and neat. I liked it very much but it lacked a bit of freedom, but a beautiful job. Very well done.”

The next couple to dance was Ricky Whittle and partner Natalie Lowe. They danced the Waltz and scored 8 + 9 + 10 + 9 = 36.
Bruno said, “Ricky you were riding under the crystal wave. This was a leading man’s performance.”

The couple to dance next was Craig Kelly and Flavia Cacace. They danced the Jive and scored 4 + 6 + 5 + 5 = 20.
Craig said, “I appreciate your energy, there was a timing issue all the way through.”
Alisha said, “Craig, as much as I love your enduring dance, it was like someone dad dancing down the local night club.”

The next couple to dance was Joe Calzaghie and partner Kristina Rihanoff. They danced the Jive and scored 4 + 6 + 6 + 5 = 21.
Craig said, “We finally are seeing some personality. You completely relaxed and seemed like you were enjoying it.”
Len said, “If this competition was a boxing match you would have been knocked out in the second week.”

The next couple to dance was Natalie Cassidy and Vincent Simone. They danced the Waltz and scored 7 + 7 + 7 + 6 = 27.
Alisha said, “It was lovely to see another side of you. You were like a lady and your dad will be very proud of you.”

The next couple to dance was Laila Rouass and Anton Du Beke. They danced the Jive and scored 5 + 7 + 5 + 5 = 22.
Alisha said, “Based on that performance Laila, your Latin needs a lot more work if you are to be taken as a serious contender. You were more like a rag doll.”

The next couple to dance was Phil Tuffnell and partner Katya Virshillas. They danced the Waltz and scored 6 + 7 + 7 + 7 =27.
Bruno said, “This was really charming, full throttle. Shame about the stumble at the end.”
Craig said, “Technically it was all too much up on your toes.”

The next couple to dance was Chris Hollins and Orla Jordan. They danced the Jive and scored 5 + 6 + 6 + 5 = 22.
Len said, “You started off, 5, 6, 7 but you kept losing your timing.”

The professional dancers did a performance on Samba. There were seven couples who performed this dance. Next Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace performed the Argentine Tango.  Next Spandau Ballet sang their song, ‘Gold’, for which Katya and Brendon danced the American Smooth.

The two couples left in the bottom were Zoe Lucker and partner James Jordan and Joe Calzaghe and Kristina Rihanoff. All four judges Craig, Alisha, Bruno and Len saved Zoe Lucker and James Jordan, which meant that Joe Calzaghe and Kristina Rihanoff left the competition for good.

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