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Joe Joyce vs Carlos Takam report
Who won Joyce vs Takam?
Joe Joyce beat Carlos Takam by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 24th July 2021 at SSE Arena, Wembley in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
The undercard featured the clash of Jenkins vs Essuman for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight championship.
Joyce vs Takam stats
Joe Joyce stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Takam made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Joyce had advantage in power over Takam, with a 92% knock out percentage over Takam's 72%.
Joe Joyce was the younger man by 5 years, at 37 years old.
Joyce had a height advantage of 4 inches over Takam. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Both Joe Joyce & Carlos Takam fought out of an orthodox stance.
Joyce was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 33 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 11 year and 10 months later than Takam, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 191 less professional rounds, 74 to Takam's 265.
Joe Joyce went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 10 by the IBF at heavyweight.
Carlos Takam was ranked number 14 by the WBC in the 201lb division.
Joyce vs Takam form
Joyce remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Alexander Ustinov on 18th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Bermane Stiverne on 23rd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Joe Hanks on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Iago Kiladze on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
He had won against Ivica Bacurin on 15th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Carlos Takam had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Arslanbek Makhmudov on 16th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joe Joyce on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jerry Forrest on 9th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Fabio Maldonado on 28th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Paramount Theatre, New York.
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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Carlos Takam had been fighting more than Joe Joyce.
Going to this contest, Joe Joyce had last fought 3 years, 10 months and 3 days ago, while Carlos Takam's last outing had been 6 months and 5 days ago.
Joyce's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Takam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Joyce vs Takam start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Joyce vs Takam?
The Fite.tv PPV US show is expected to begin at 2:15 PM EST / 11:15 AM PST. The BT Sport 1 broadcast of the card is expected to start at 7:15 PM (GTM).
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