Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Chisora vs Takam?
Dereck Chisora beat Carlos Takam by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 28th July 2018 at The O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Dillian Whyte beating Joseph Parker. Also, on the undercard Nick Webb lost to David Allen, Anthony Fowler defeated Craig O’Brien and Conor Benn was victorious over Cedrick Peynaud.
Chisora vs Takam stats
Dereck Chisora stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Takam made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Takam had a slight advantage in power over Chisora, with a 77% knock out percentage over Chisora's 71%.
Dereck Chisora was the younger man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Takam had 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Dereck Chisora & Carlos Takam fought out of an orthodox stance.
Chisora was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 2 months later than Takam, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, 280 to Takam's 245.
Dereck Chisora went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Carlos Takam was ranked number 14 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC and 6 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Chisora vs Takam form
Chisora had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against David Price on 26th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Artur Szpilka on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Senad Gashi on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Carlos Takam on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Takam had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Craig Lewis on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Resort World Catskills Casino, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Dereck Chisora on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 28th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Heavyweight and WBA Super World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Before that, he had won against Ivica Bacurin on 17th June 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Casino de la Vallee, Valle dAosta, Italy.
Hehad defeated Marcin Rekowski on 29th January 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dereck Chisora had been fighting more than Carlos Takam.
Going to this contest, Dereck Chisora had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 28 days ago, while Carlos Takam's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 10 days ago.
Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Takam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Chisora vs Takam start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Chisora vs Takam?
Chisora vs Takam was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.
What were the odds on Chisora vs Takam?
Dereck Chisora was a 7/4 (+175) underdog going into the contest, while Carlos Takam made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.