Stella Dimoko Anthony Joshua Defeats Carlos Takam To Retain World Heavy Weight Title


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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Anthony Joshua Defeats Carlos Takam To Retain World Heavy Weight Title

Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos Takam in the tenth round on Saturday....

The English boxer retained his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association world heavyweight titles with a devastating display of his punching power to finish Cameroon’s France-based challenger at the Principality Stadium.

Takam became Joshua’s 20th consecutive knockout victim in a fourth defence of his IBF belt and first of his WBA title, but the challenger stubbornly resisted the champion after being cut by the right eye in the fourth round.

"It was a good fight until the ref stopped it. I have the upmost respect for Takam," said Joshua, who injured his nose from a headbutt in the second round.

"Imagine if it’s broke and I couldn’t breath and he started catching up in the middle rounds? It would have been a disaster, so I kept my cool. You have to control these situations because, if I showed any signs of weakness, the ref could have jumped in."

Takam was also given a count in the fourth round before being finished off by a barrage of unanswered punches which prompted the referee Phil Edwards to stop it.

Takam complained it was a premature stoppage, which was jeered by Joshua's fans, and the challenger was given warm applause afterwards.

"I don't think they should have stopped it," said Takam.

"I want the rematch if Anthony gives me it."

In the fourth, Takam suffered a nasty cut by the right eye from a big right from Joshua which caused him problems instantly with his vision due to the blood.

Cameroon-born Carlos Takam (L) reacts as the referee stops the fight against Britain's Anthony Joshua (R) for the world heavyweight title at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28, 2017 (AFP)
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  1. Congratulations....more success...

    chim-oma a.k.a Miss Kapusu

    1. The guy looked small next to Anthony.

  2. Congratulations to you dear

    *Larry was here*

  3. Awww I missed seeing the fight. Let me view highlights on Blitz before church.

  4. Wow Joshua is born to do this..
    More success.

  5. I still don’t understand this boxing game sha, when you don’t have the person in mind before like say you wan treat him fuckup🙄☺️, btw Anthony Joshua is too handsome to be doing boxing make dem no go spoil him fine boy sha, I like him so much

    1. Too handsome for it really 😀.

    2. Honestly he is too handsome to do boxing .. how can a man be this fine nd humble?

  6. Congrats AJ


  7. Congratulations Anthony! World Champ 🥊🥊

  8. Congratulations to our own.


  9. Throughout the match, I was just crushing on the man. And then his father came out to join him in the boxing ring! The papa sef con over fine! My hubby was just giving me side eye.


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