Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau City, New Zealand
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Joseph Parker vs Carlos Takam report
Who won Parker vs Takam?
Joseph Parker beat Carlos Takam by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau City.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 116-112, 115-113 in favor of winner Joseph Parker.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Parker vs Takam stats
Joseph Parker stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Takam made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Parker had advantage in power over Takam, with a 89% knock out percentage over Takam's 76%.
Joseph Parker was the younger man by 11 years, at 31 years old.
Parker had a height advantage of 2 inches over Takam. Despite this, Takam had 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Joseph Parker & Carlos Takam fought out of an orthodox stance.
Parker was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 6 months later than Takam, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 222 to Takam's 265.
Parker's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Takam's last 4 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
What time did Parker vs Takam start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau City, New Zealand, which was 6:00 PM EST or 3:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
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