Home Latest News AJ retains belts with victory over Carlos Takam

AJ retains belts with victory over Carlos Takam

Anthony Joshua beats Frenchman Takam inside 10 rounds

Hard night of boxing against a tough opponent for AJ in front of 80,000 fans at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

Carlos Takam a replacement for the injured mandatory challenger, Kubrat Pulev proved he is amongst the top in the heavyweight division lasting late into the defeat against the champion.

Fight Highlights :

AJ was bloodied in the second round from a head clash which hindered his breathing throughout the fight.

Takam cut above the right eye in the fourth and then the left eye in the seventh round.

The doctor was checking Takam’s eyes mid-fight and before the start of the ninth round and allowed the fight to continue.

Joshua was throwing big shots in the tenth but the Frenchman was resilient and remained standing but the referee stepped in to stop the fight.

After the fight Joshua took to the microphone :

“Listen, I come to fight, up until the end, Takam put on a good show. I was boxing him, trying to break him down.

“Unfortunately, the referee stopped the fight. I think the fans wanted to see Takam lying on the floor. We get the win and now we look forward.”


AJ next fight is Joseph Parker.

Most Popular

Posh Beckham photo with Champion Anthony Joshua

Heavyweight AJ posed for a snap with Victoria and tweets : Posh & box 😏 #Zigazigah The pair took snaps as they bumped into each other and...

Anthony Joshua big points win vs Joseph Parker

Taken the distance for the first time, UD points win over Joseph Parker Heavyweight unification clash at the Principality Stadium Cardiff. British boxing star adds the WBO...

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin Wembley September 22

World Heavyweight Champion AJ to fight Russian Alexander Povetkin BELTS: WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO Titles VENUE: Wembley Stadium on 22 September WATCH: Live on Sky Sports Box...

Dillian Whyte Rematch Offer from Anthony Joshua

Dillian Whyte receives 'silly' offer from Anthony Joshua for April 13 Wembley Fight  Whyte may face Wladimir Klitschko in his comeback. ‘Body Snatcher’ vows to KO next...