Anthony Joshua weighs in at a heavier than expected 18st 2lb on Friday before his heavyweight bout with Carlos Takam in Cardiff. Challenger Takam, a late replacement for the injured Kubrat Pulev, tips the scales at 16st 11lb Anthony Joshua must fight complacency against a stand-in with nothing to lose Continue reading...
Anthony Joshua is back in the ring on Saturday, ready to defend his three titles for the first time since defeating the great Wladimir Klitschko in a thrilling, back-and-forth bout in April. The fight against Klitschko was far and away the toughest of Joshua's career. Show More Summary
• I’m not bothered about fighting in front of 80,000 people, the 36-year-old says• Kubrat Pulev’s replacement looking forward to IBF heavyweight title fight Carlos Takam is remarkably relaxed about the ordeal that awaits him against Anthony Joshua in Cardiff on Saturday night, which could be interpreted as complacency or dangerous sangfroid. Show More Summary
Boxing Wed 18 Oct, AT 14:04 Anthony Joshua: Takam more ‘dangerous’ than Pulev Britain’s world heavyweight champion pays tribute to new opponent
When the replacement for injured Kubrat Pulev was announced for Cardiff world heavyweight fight he must have been the most Googled boxer in the business Carlos Takam, a heavyweight contender of towering anonymity, will be excited and...Show More Summary
Pulev out – Takam in for Joshua clash IBF install Frenchman as mandatory for October 28 showdown Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the IBF mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Show More Summary
Boxing Tue 17 Oct, AT 15:18 Anthony Joshua to fight Carlos Takam after Pulev pulls out Bulgarian is replaced after injuring his shoulder ahead of 28 October bout
By Jim Dower: Kubrat Pulev’s shoulder injury has caused him not only to lose out on his previously scheduled October 28 fight against IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs), but he’s also lost his mandatory position with the International Boxing Federation, according to Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Show More Summary
Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the IBF mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28. Takam is rated at IBF #3 and gets… Read More » The post Pulev out, Takam in for Joshua appeared first on fightnews.com.
• Bulgarian challenger suffers shoulder injury in training• Joshua will now face France’s Takam on 28 October Carlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the challenger to world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on 28 October after a shoulder injury forced the Bulgarian to withdraw. Show More Summary
Mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev pulled out Monday with a right shoulder injury
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles against Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev pulls out injured.
By Jeff Aranow: Anthony Joshua’s title defense against his IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) is now officially off or October 28 for the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Pulev, 36, suffered a right shoulder injury, according to ESPN. Show More Summary
Anthony Joshua's heavyweight title showdown with Kubrat Pulev on October 28 is said to be in doubt amid reports the latter has suffered an injury problem. According to Riath Al-Samarrai of MailOnline, Pulev "is believed to have damaged...Show More Summary
By Jeff Aranow: Former heavyweight world title challenger Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) is reportedly injured, and his October 28th fight with IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) is in doubt. Pulev may pull out of his fight against Joshua at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Show More Summary
Dillian Whyte will face Finland's Robert Helenius for the WBC silver heavyweight title on the undercard of Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev on 28 October.
By Eric Thomas: Challenger Kubrat Pulev (25-1, 13 KOs) believes he and IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) both need to keep improving during tier career as they head into their fight later this month on October 28 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Show More Summary