Jul 28 2018
Saturday

The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
28-8-0
TKO 8
TKO 8
35-4-1

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The tape

38
Age
41
6' 2" / 187 cm
Height
6' 2" / 187 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
80.3" / 204 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOMDTKOSDKO
Form
TKOKOKOUDUD
28
Wins
35
20
By KO
27
71
KO%
77
8
Loses
4
0
Draws
1
2007
Debut
2005

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
14
11
WBC
14
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WBO
-
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IBF
6

Dereck Chisora vs Carlos Takam report

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 Anthony Fowler beat Craig O’Brien, Conor Benn defeated Cedrick Peynaud and Nick Webb was defeated by David Allen.

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 38 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 49 more professional rounds, 304 to Takam's 255.

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

Dereck Chisora had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Zakaria Azzouzi on 24th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Agit Kabayel on 4th November 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Going into that contest, he had won against Robert Filipovic on 30th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had lost to Dillian Whyte on 10th December 2016 by split decision in their BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had been beaten by Kubrat Pulev on 7th May 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.

Carlos Takam had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Joe Joyce on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Jerry Forrest on 9th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Fabio Maldonado on 28th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Paramount Theatre, New York.

Before that, 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.

He had lost to Dereck Chisora on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Carlos Takam had been fighting more than Dereck Chisora.

Going to this contest, Dereck Chisora had last fought 4 years, 6 months and 8 days ago, while Carlos Takam's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 8 days ago.

Chisora's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

Takam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 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?

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