ANTHONY JOSHUA defends his WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles towards Carlos Takam in Cardiff TONIGHT.
The Brit Joshua – at his profession heaviest weight of 18st 2lbs – was initially meant to face obligatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, however subsequent in line Takam has stepped in after the Bulgarian obtained injured.
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Pulev introduced the combat on his Fb web page, saying: “Anthony Joshua is a superb and harmful rival, however his type suits completely with mine.”
Right here is all it is advisable to know concerning the upcoming combat.
When is Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam?
Anthony Joshua will tackle Carlos Takam TONIGHT – October 28, after the IBF declared that he needed to face the obligatory challenger, who was beforehand Pulev, earlier than December 2 or lose the belt.
The combat will happen on the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, higher often known as the Millennium Stadium.
Kal Yafai, WBA super-flyweight champion and massive heavyweight names, Dillian Whyte and Robert Helenius all function on the thrilling undercard.
What TV channel is Joshua vs Takam on?
The combat might be broadcast reside on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace for £19.95.
6pm is the time the present begins, with AJ anticipated to start his ringwalk round 10.15pm.
Reside commentary of the match might be obtainable on talkSPORT from 6pm.
Alternatively, you possibly can observe each blow with our LIVE weblog proper right here.
How can I reside stream the combat?
Sky Sports activities Field Workplace now lets you stream the combat reside by way of a PC/Desktop/MAC, NOW TV field, iPhone, iPad, Android cellphone or Android pill for £19.95. Click on right here for full Sky Sports activities’ full phrases and situations for the combat.
It makes it quite simple for followers as all you need to do is join, make the transaction and watch the combat unfold.
As soon as you have paid, you possibly can then choose which viewing on-line/gadget you wish to watch the combat on utilizing the identical login particulars created at join (i.e e-mail deal with and password).
You can’t watch the occasion by way of a Sky or Virgin field if bought to stream on-line or by way of the Field Workplace apps.
Joshua v Takam betting: The professional’s view
ANTHONY JOSHUA’S mantra was “I don’t receives a commission extra time” when he breezed up the divisions.
And he can safely make plans for Saturday evening understanding that his combat towards Carlos Takam is not going to go the space.
He’ll win however the query is: When?
I like AJ to win in rounds 7-9, which pays out at 5/1 with Solar Bets. WALLY DOWNES JR
Who’s Carlos Takam?
Carlos Takam is a 36-year-old French-Cameroonian skilled boxer.
He beforehand knocked out Britain’s Michael Sprott in 5 rounds however was crushed on factors by present WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker earlier this yr.
In his final combat, Takam beat Marcin Rekowski for the vacant IBF Inter-Continental Heavyweight title in 4 rounds.
On account of Pulev injuring his shoulder in sparring, Takam will step in for his largest combat as he takes on Joshua for the WBA and IBF World Heavyweight titles.
What’s the full undercard?
Kal Yafai v Sho Ishida (WBA world super-flyweight)
Dillian Whyte v Robert Helenius (WBC silver heavyweight)
Katie Taylor v Anahi Esther (WBA light-weight)
Frank Buglioni v Craig Richards (British light-heavyweight)
Lenroy Thomas v Dave Allen (Commonwealth heavyweight)
Joe Cordina, Joshua Buatsi and Lawrence Okolie additionally seem.
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