As such a favorite, going in with an undefeated record and a name and combating a fighter, it’ll be a huge struggle for Joshua. He has the ability and it could prove to be quite a difficult fight. The 19-0 Joshua is going contrary to 35-3-1 Takam, who won his fight in June against Ivica Bacurin. The veteran has picked up some steam because his last loss, although it’s a challenge.
It is his third battle this year, and expect him to come out swinging. As Anthony Joshua is placing his IBF and IBO titles battle afternoon replaces fight night on Saturday along with an undefeated record on the line against Carlos Takam. After Kubrat Pulev needed to withdraw from facing Joshua due to a shoulder injury the fight, taking place will be shown on Showtime and was scheduled. Takam has experience on his side, although Joshua is the preferred heading in. The size and youth of Joshua, though, is going to be a tough obstacle to overcome. The action begins at 3 p.m. ET, and promises to be a thrilling bout (in addition to a high stakes undercard).
How to watch Joshua vs. Takam
Date: Saturday, Oct. 28
Main Event time: 5 p.m. ET
Location: Principality Stadium — Cardiff, Wales
Stream: Showtime.com or Showtime App (try it free)
Odds-on favorite: Joshua (-5000)
Underdog: Takam (+1000)
The undercard for your battle will begin at 3 p.m. and it will feature three title fights, but Showtime will simply be revealing Joshua-Takam. Robert Helenius and Dillian Whyte will fight for the WBC Silver title, Dave Allen and Lenroy Thomas are currently fighting to get the Commonwealth title, and Callum Johnson and Frank Buglioni will duke it out to your British & Commonwealth light heavyweight names. Joshua goes into the night as the fighter with the most to lose, although there are implications in these fights.