Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam fight in Cardiff this Saturday night in the British heavyweight’s first bout since defeating Wladimir Klitschko in April.
The 28-year-old was primed to face Kubrat Pulev, but the Bulgarian pulled out of the clash with a shoulder injury.
A packed out Principality Stadium will be watching on as Joshua defends his IBF and WBA Super Heavyweight titles.
Joshua boasts an unblemished professional record of 19 KO wins from 19 fights, including a memorable triumph over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley in April. Both his IBF and WBA belts are expected to be on the line.
In his 12 years as a professional boxer, Takam has suffered three defeats, with one draw and 35 victories.
Standing at 6ft 1in tall, the heavy-handed slugger has the strength and physicality to test Joshua – in theory.
JOSHUA,the bigger man with the bigger name, heads into the bout as the overwhelming favourite.The Englishman is unbeaten in his professional career with 19 wins, all coming via knockout.
But will Takam try and unsettle the IBF and WBA ‘Super’ holder when they take on the all-important staredown?
Anthony Joshua hopes to join Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson as a boxing icon.
Armand Carlos Netsing Takam, best known as Carlos Takam, is a 36-year-old Cameroonian-French professional boxer and former WBC Silver heavyweight champion.He is a much more experienced fighter, with almost double the number of bouts under his belt.
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