Anthony Joshua Holds Court in Cardiff This Saturday – WBA and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua returns to action this Saturday night in Wales as he faces Carlos Takam.
Takam is a late replacement for Kubrat Pulev, the original challenger that had to drop out of the fight with less than two weeks to go due to a reported shoulder injury.
Below are more details on the line-up being put on by Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing. A full night of boxing also features super flyweight champion Khalid Yafai’s latest title defense and Olympian Katie Taylor’s first attempt to win a world title. Check this latest TBC report for more info.
Saturday, October 28th, 2017 – Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
Hvy 12 RDS: Anthony Joshua (19-0) vs Carlos Takam (35-3-1)
115 LBS 12 RDS; Khalid Yafai (22-0) vs Sho Ishida (24-0)
Hvy 12 RDS: Dillian Whyte (21-1) vs Robert Helenius (25-1)
Hvy 12 RDS: David Allen (12-3-1) vs Lenroy Thomas (21-4)
135 LBS 10×2 RDS: Anahi Esther Sanchez (17-2) vs Katie Taylor (6-0)
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Challenger Carlos Takam stepped on short notice for this Saturday’s fight with Anthony Joshua.