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Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Carlos Takam report
Who won Makhmudov vs Takam?
Arslanbek Makhmudov beat Carlos Takam by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 16th September 2022 at Montreal Casino in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as 97-91, 96-92, 96-92 in favor of winner Arslanbek Makhmudov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
The undercard featured the clash of Butler vs DeLuca.
Makhmudov vs Takam stats
Arslanbek Makhmudov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Carlos Takam made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw.
Arslanbek Makhmudov was the younger man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Makhmudov had a height advantage of 4 inches over Takam.
Both Arslanbek Makhmudov & Carlos Takam fought out of an orthodox stance.
Makhmudov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 32 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 12 year and 3 months later than Takam, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 226 less professional rounds, 39 to Takam's 265.
Arslanbek Makhmudov went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA and 6 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Makhmudov vs Takam form
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 won against 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 beat Fabio Maldonado on 28th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Paramount Theatre, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Craig Lewis on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Resort World Catskills Casino, New York.
He had been beaten by Derek Chisora on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Takam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What time did Makhmudov vs Takam start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 2:00 AM UTC at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada, which was 10:00 PM EST or 7:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Makhmudov vs Takam?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Makhmudov vs Takam?
Arslanbek Makhmudov was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Carlos Takam made his way into the ring at 15/2 (+750) with oddsmakers.
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